Clegg and Huhne on Today: the verdict

I’ve just been listening to Nick Clegg and Chris Huhne’s head-to-head on the Today Programme. For a Cleggite, it made for pretty uncomfortable listening. While I think Clegg was significantly better than Huhne at the hustings last week, the broadcast media is the real battleground in the struggle to win the hearts and minds of… Continue reading Clegg and Huhne on Today: the verdict

Vince Cable’s sharp elbows

See if you can spot the remarkable thing about this BBC News story: Discs ‘worth £1.5bn’ to criminals Two missing computer discs containing the personal details of 25 million people could be worth up to £1.5bn to criminals, say the Lib Dems. Acting leader Vincent Cable told MPs an “enormous amount” was still at stake,… Continue reading Vince Cable’s sharp elbows

Blincoe-ing idiot

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