Top of the Blogs: The Golden Dozen #119

by Stephen Tall on June 6, 2009

Welcome to the 119th of our weekly round-ups from the Lib Dem blogosphere, featuring the seven most popular stories according to click-throughs from the Aggregator (24th-30th May 2009), together with a hand-picked quintet, mostly courtesy of LibDig, you might otherwise (…)

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Nick Clegg in conversation with Iain Dale

by Stephen Tall on June 6, 2009

Everyone’s favourite Tory blogger Iain Dale interviewed Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg on Friday morning about the party’s performance in the English local elections – you can listen to the 7-minute podcast version below: Powered by Podbean.com Enjoy reading this? (…)

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The Great Expectations Game

by Stephen Tall on June 6, 2009

Earlier this week, I blogged about the ‘expectations game’, the way in which post-election analysis can be spun, and speculated that the Lib Dems were being set up for a fall. In fact, though, the reporting of the party’s performance (…)

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Local elections ’09: the LDV verdict

by Stephen Tall on June 6, 2009

What to make of 4th June’s local elections in England, how to sum it up? The clichés are easy: a mixed bag, a curate’s egg, et bloody cetera. The reality is simpler, in my view: Thursday’s local elections were, generally, (…)

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The Saturday Open Thread (6 Jun '09): what's on your mind?

by Stephen Tall on June 6, 2009

We don’t do an LDV Daily View 2 x 2 round-up on Saturdays, so instead here’s an open thread. What stories have caught your eye? What issues are on your mind? What did you think of the Lib Dems’ local (…)

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