The readers of The Times must think I’m a right old Liberal stereotype, thanks to Mary Ann Sieghart: You have to read these comments through the prism of the typical Lib Dem member. In general, Conservatives adore their leader, Labour activists tolerate him and Lib Dems would rather he didnâ€™t exist. As James Graham writes… Continue reading My sandal-wearing, yoghurt weaving, beardy secret life exposed!
You wonder what planet these people are from sometimes. Iain Macwhirter writes: The whole point of proportional representation is that it is supposed to prevent one-party rule. No, the whole ‘point’ of proportional representation is that seats in the chamber should reflect votes. As it turns out, in Scotland, it has prevented one-party rule. A… Continue reading The Janus faces of the commentariat
I suspect that one of the things that most irks Simon Jenkins is that despite the fact that he clearly loathes the Lib Dems, so many of us have a grudging affection for the old git (okay, not all of us). Maybe we’ll end up killing him with kindness. His article in the Guardian today… Continue reading Simon Jenkins: how many points can one person miss?