…and this one was more in depth, suggesting it was probably commissioned by a newspaper or other media outlet. Lots of leading questions that pissed me off, but there you go. One question is factually wrong. The Liberal Democrats have not had four leaders since their formation. They have either had three or five depending… Continue reading Another YouGov survey on the Lib Dem leadership contest
Day: November 26, 2007
As people know, I’ve now come out as a Nick Clegg supporter (indeed I’ve already voted for him). Speaking therefore in the spirit of collegiality, could Team Clegg please lean on their “advisor” Nicolas Blincoe and get him to shut the fuck up? Apart from anything else, his latest intervention is a week out of… Continue reading Blincoe-ing idiot
Why does the Oxford Union think that freedom of speech only applies to fascists?
One thing I didn’t realise regarding the latest Oxford Union debacle is that this comes just a month after those heroic defenders of free speech denied Norman Finklestein a platform to criticise Israel: Israel’s policies towards the Palestinians surely cannot be described as balanced by any stretch of the imagination. The Biblical injunction of “an… Continue reading Why does the Oxford Union think that freedom of speech only applies to fascists?