The Staggers 30 May 2011 Web Only: the best of the blogs The five must-read blogs from today, including the next IMF head, bumper pay rises for bosses and Gi Sign UpGet the New Statesman\'s Morning Call email. Sign-up 1. Heading the IMF Paul Krugman shares his endorsement for the top job – his former teacher Stan Fischer. 2. Any surprise Lord Warner is defending NHS privatisation? Over at Liberal Conspiracy, Richard Blogger points out that Warner is part of a company that would benefit from competition in the NHS. 3. Simon Hughes lies about abstaining on crucial housing votes Political Scrapbook notes an inconsistent claim made by the outspoken Liberal Democrat MP. 4. The bad and the good of bumper bosses' pay The BBC's Robert Peston asks whether bosses earn their vast pay rises. 5. Gil Scott-Heron's scornful brilliance At the New Yorker's News Desk blog, Alec Wilkinson remembers Gil Scott-Heron, who died on Friday. › Professor sparks “Muslim outrage”. Or does he? Subscribe For daily analysis & more political coverage from Westminster and beyond subscribe for just £1 per month!