Top of the Blogs: The Golden Dozen #155

by Stephen Tall on February 7, 2010

Welcome to the 155th of our weekly round-ups from the Lib Dem blogosphere, featuring the seven most popular stories according to click-throughs from the Aggregator (31st January – 6th February 2010), together with a hand-picked quintet, usually courtesy of LibDig, you might otherwise have missed.
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Vince: financial markets have nothing to fear from hung parliament

by Stephen Tall on February 7, 2010

Here’s how the Financial Times reports it:
A hung parliament might frighten the markets, but according to Vince Cable, Liberal Democrat Treasury spokesman, the concerns are “completely and totally irrational”.
The Lib Dems point out that many of the world’s leading economies, including Germany and Italy, hold elections that almost always produce results where the leading party […]

LDVideo … Nick on Reddit, “misleading” Grayling, and dancing BoJo

by Stephen Tall on February 7, 2010

Welcome to this latest LDVideo instalment, highlighting three political video clips from the past week.
Nick Clegg answers the top 10 questions posed by Reddit.com users as voted by users of the site. (You can see all of the questions posed to him here).

(Also available on YouTube here).
BBC reports Tory shadow home secretary Chris Grayling […]

Pollwatch – State of the Leaders: Clegg +15%, Brown -31%, Cameron +10% (Jan. 2010)

by Stephen Tall on February 7, 2010

Yesterday, Pollwatch looked at the state of the parties in January; today it’s the turn of the party leaders. As with all polls, what follows comes with caveats. Only three polling companies – YouGov, Mori and Angus RS – regularly ask questions specifically to find out the public’s views of the three main party leaders. […]