It is the blank-faced cynicism of Nick Clegg that we should fear the most. He has an article in The Independent on Sunday today reminding us that he was against the war in Iraq and saying that he is therefore totally, er, not against British military action in Syria now.
He repeats his slogan about the invasion of [...]
Like most reasonable people who disagreed with the invasion of Iraq, Nick Clegg must be embarrassed by the unreasoning haters who have been speaking increasingly on his behalf. Inevitably, he came across one on his phone-in on LBC radio this morning.
Dave from Ladbroke Grove: Nick, good morning it’s about another enquiry, this time it’s the [...]
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Interesting from James Forsyth in the forthcoming edition of The Spectator:
Nick Clegg is currently preparing a big speech on immigration; it would have been given last week but for the Eastleigh by-election. He wants to address the fact that even those voters with an open mind towards his party view it as soft on immigration. [...]
David Cameron and Nick Clegg saved the weirdest line until last in their pointless midterm review.
Nick Clegg must have time on his hands, and a thick hide. How else to explain the gleeful announcement from LBC, a radio station with a weekly audience of 927,000, that the Deputy Prime Minister has agreed to make a half hour appearance every week, starting at 9.00 am on Thursday, for a live phone-in. [...]
I digressed in my column for The Independent on Sunday today. It is about Nick Clegg’s plan to defend as many as possible of the party’s 57 seats at the next election. The Liberal Democrats realise that they might lose seats to Labour, but they hope to defend well against the Conservatives in the south, [...]
George Arnett gives a rundown of the top viral videos of this year.
Marvellous. Nick Clegg’s spokesman has briefed journalists on the Liberal Democrat position on nuclear weapons. He said that today’s news that Philip Hammond, the Defence Secretary, was spending £350m on the design phase of the Trident replacement does not mean that the Lib Dems have given up their opposition to a “like-for-like” replacement.
The Lib Dem [...]
The imagery and the towns change, but the theme of party conferences is always the same: we are the party looking out for YOU.
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