The Staggers 29 December 2011 Web Only: best of the blogs The five must-read posts from today, on the risk of Israel bombing Iran, and the real cost of green Sign UpGet the New Statesman's Morning Call email. Sign-up 1. Will green energy really cost Britons £4,600 a year per head? FT Westminster's Jim Pickard fact-checks the Daily Telegraph's eye-catching claim. 2. Miliband's unthinking managerialism Over at Stumbling and Mumbling, Chris Dillow is unimpressed with the Labour leader's new year message. 3. Is David Cameron turning into the Stanley Baldwin of the 21st century? Nicholas Watt explores the suggestion by Labour historians that the PM resembles the Tories' most electorally successful leader of the modern era. 4. Suddenly the momentum is with Santorum As the Iowa caucus fast approaches, Mike Smithson at Political Betting assesses the candidates' chances. 5. Is 2012 the year Israel will bomb Iran? Con Coughlin warns that Israel sees Iran's nuclear programme as an existential threat and may take matters into its own hands. › Mehdi Hasan: Are we heading for an "accidental" war with Iran? Subscribe For daily analysis & more political coverage from Westminster and beyond subscribe for just £1 per month!