Top of the Blogs: The Golden Ton (Nos. 41-60)

by Stephen Tall on August 13, 2008

‘Tis the season for lists… All this week we are publishing the top 100 posts by Lib Dem bloggers, in descending order of popularity, for the last year – August 2007 to July 2008, inclusive, according to click-throughs from the Aggregator.

(Profuse thanks to techno-wizard and stat-monkey Ryan Cullen, who runs the Aggregator, for compiling this table.)

In today’s third instalment we run through 41-60:

41. Tory compares Boris to Mussolini (Peter Black)
42. Mail on Sunday sleazy journalist Clegg funding scandal complete nonsense (Pete Dunphy)
43. Just how low will Huhne’s supporters go ? (Norfolk Blogger)
44. Clegg should take inspiration from Summerhill School (Jo’s Jottings)
45. BBC website reveals a breakthrough for the Lib Dems (Norfolk Blogger)
46. Fascinating snippet about Saj Karim (Paul Walter)
47. Huhne is “campaigning like a rabbit on crack”
48. Not candidates but leaders: The London leadership hustings (Liberal Polemic)
49. Can Clegg raise his game? (Eaten By Missionaries)
50. The morning after the lunch-time before (Lib Dem Voice)
51. Conservative candidate calls Lib Dem’s death “useful” (Lib Dem Voice)
52. A rush of common sense to the head from Alex Wilcock (The People’s Republic of Mortimer)
53. Has Team Huhne gone into hiding? (Lindyloo’s Muze)
54. ‘Where is everybody?’ They’re all in Henley, Boris! (Helen Duffett)
55. Opinion: Calamity, Conspiracy & Clegg (Lib Dem Voice)
56. I’m actually very sorry, but I did say it would happen (Norfolk Blogger)
57. Clegg Huhne animosity? (Cowley Street Blog – now deleted)
58. Clegg wins BBC Five Live Speed Dating (David Nikel)
59. Huhne’s Trident Policy Collapses (Jeremy Hargreaves)
60. EXCLUSIVE: The shortlist for the next leader of the Liberal Democrats (Quaequam Blog!)

Top of the Blogs: The Golden Ton (Nos. 81-100)
Top of the Blogs: The Golden Ton (Nos. 61-80)

Tomorrow: 21-40!

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Can we have a list of the top 100 non-leadership-election-related blog posts plz?

by Chris Keating on August 13, 2008 at 11:15 am. Reply #

I’m quite sure I emailed LDV and asked them NOT to link to my post at #60 (this one – but don’t click on it!). I have had death threats from piggie afficionados and do not wish to cause offence.

How very dare you!

(that’s this post by the way, in case you’d missed it the first time)

by James Graham on August 13, 2008 at 11:29 am. Reply #

I think the Golden Ton’s a smashing idea and a fascinating statement of fact, but I’d like to make a suggestion about another way to come up with reminders of which have been the best blog entries all year. Hopefully, this might answer the request in Chris’ comment above and Jo’s 572 comments yesterday for less factual charts and more personal preferences without having to falsify facts or switch to arbitrary choices on here (which would no doubt lead to far more complaints).

If you’re a Lib Dem blogger, please, over the next couple of weeks – no later than, say, the 25th of August, so people have time to make up their minds before the Awards nomination deadline – can you read back through the last year on your own blog and pick out your favourite pieces you’ve written?

I know it’s blowing your own trumpet; I know it’s hard work; but isn’t it the best way to make sure people notice what each blog’s been really good at?

by Alex Wilcock on August 13, 2008 at 1:49 pm. Reply #

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