On Alastair Darling being misquoted and telling it straight:
Lib Con / John Band - Bad Chancellor. Bad journalists
Lenin - No shit
Stumbling and Mumbling - Darling is talking nonsense
Ten Percent - Fuk da Kredit Krunch
The Curmudgeon - On Message
In other home news:
Bob Piper - Cameron will modify Blairism
Unity ends the squabble between Sunny and DK over inequality since the 80s
Ben Goldacre, in the first extract from his book, places the blame for the MMR debacle squarely on the media, right where it belongs.
BlairWatch - A letter from Georgia
CiF / Joschka Fischer - Realism about Russia
The Quail - The Mail somehow managed to report Obama's speech to the Democratic Convention before it had been made
Question That - On McCain picking Sarah Palin as his VP
Finally, the Mail reports on the horrors of last night's EastEnders episode:
One viewer, writing on the Points Of View message board on the BBC website, said:
'My wife was physically sick and my son of 13 was brought to tears.'
Last night I watched the brand spanking new Criterion DVD of Pasolini's Salo. The complainant's wife would probably have had a coronary.