The Staggers 18 August 2013 Morning Call: pick of the papers The ten must-read comment pieces from this morning's papers. Sign UpGet the New Statesman's Morning Call email. Sign-up 1. You made me a Lord, Ed, but even I think it's time you grew up and became a real leader (Mail on Sunday) People want to know what Labour is about, writes Maurice Glasman. It is time Ed Miliband got out of his political lay-by and told them. 2. Immigration has redrawn the old party political lines (Sunday Telegraph) It’s notable now how many advocates of immigration are on the right, while the left apologises for past mistakes, writes Matthew d'Ancona. 3. Slick marketing and hi-tech politics are leaving voters feeling cold (Observer) Sophisticated electioneering, with its tailored and targeted messages, ignores the concerns of the wider electorate, writes Sonia Sodha. 4. Another hung parliament: A user's guide (Independent on Sunday) Ed Balls should not be allowed in any future Lib-Lab negotiations, says John Rentoul. 5. Ed Miliband is Labour's Alex Ferguson and he needs to give any slacking ministers the hairdyer treatment (Sunday Mirror) The Labour leader needs a good captain to ensure the team works together on the pitch, says John Prescott. 6. Egypt: we may despise the Muslim Brotherhood, but a coup is a coup (Observer) Europe and the US need to accept that the Muslim Brotherhood may be foul, but it did not abolish democracy, writes Nick Cohen. 7. Stop swotting up, Ed - the test has begun and you're failing (Sunday Times) The Labour leader needs to be shocked out of his placid belief that his political strategy is working out just fine, writes Jenni Russell. 8. So much migration puts Europe's dykes in danger of bursting (Independent on Sunday) David Cameron plans to renegotiate the basic tenets of the EU, write David Goodhart and Lodewijk Asscher. He may find support in surprising quarters, including the Dutch liberal left. 9. A lion among men, felled by a coward’s rifle (Sunday Times) Mick Deane was a calm, clever, humorous and reassuring presence in every situation, writes Adam Boulton. 10. Why Labour’s downfall is not all good news (Sunday Telegraph) Ed Miliband has an obligation to the country to pull his party into some sort of plausible shape, says Janet Daley. › The biggest problem for Labour is that people don't know what it stands for Subscribe For daily analysis & more political coverage from Westminster and beyond subscribe for just £1 per month!