Here is a selection of the blogosphere’s reaction to Ed Miliband’s speech.
James Forsyth thinks Miliband did what he had to do.
Peter Hoskin watches a Janus act from the Leader of the Opposition.
David Blackburn sees Red Ed turn into a social conservative.
Mary Riddell thinks that Ed’s speech has frozen out David.
Tim Montgomerie reflects on a speech of clichés.
Michael White praises a good first speech.
Janet Daley thinks that Miliband’s 'optimism' is a euphemism for statism.
And Will Straw has collated Ed Miliband’s world cloud. It spells: ‘New Generation must change country.’