Don’t take it out on Vince, guys, just ‘cos you’re stuck with George

by Stephen Tall on April 11, 2010

I’ve been amused to see the rush-to-rubbish Vince Cable today among some right-wing bloggers following his appearance on BBC1’s The Politics Show.
Iain Dale (but of course) was first up to tweet: “Well done Jon Sopel for finally exposing Vince Cable as the overrated flipflopper that he is.” He was soon followed by ConservativeHome’s Tim […]

3 to see: Lib Dem #GE2010 campaign coverage (11/4/10)

by Stephen Tall on April 11, 2010

Pushed for time, but want to keep up-to-date with how the campaign’s going? Here are today’s must-reads ….

Nick Clegg launches policies for families (Lib Dems)

As the Tories launched their tax-war on widows, working couples and jilted wives, Nick Clegg was spelling out his priority: “We will cut taxes for all working families on low […]

Pollwatch Day 5 #GE2010 – Lib Dems at 20%, Lab 30%, Tories 39%

by Stephen Tall on April 11, 2010

Three new polls today:

ICM in the Sunday Telegraph … CON 38%(+1), LAB 30%(-3), LIB DEM 21%(nc)
YouGov in the Sunday Times … CON 40%(nc), LAB 32%(+2), LIB DEM 18%(-2)
ComRes in the Independent on Sunday/Sunday Mirror … CON 39%(+2), LAB 32%(+2), LIB DEM 16%(-4)

(There is also a poll in the Mail on Sunday – but, as it’s […]

Once is a misfortune, but twice …? The Tory councillor who’s a repeat offender

by Stephen Tall on April 11, 2010

Six months ago Lib Dem Voice featured Mrs Christine Roberts, a Tory councillor in the Cotswolds who landed herself in hot water after publicly labelling her Lib Dem opponents “morons”, and then refusing to apologise. Well, it turns out this wasn’t the first time she’d made gratutiously insults – only on the other occasions it […]