Lib Dem Linda aims to kick Nads out of Parliament

by Stephen Tall on April 13, 2010

LDV readers may have already seen Lib Dem candidate Linda Jack’s advertising campaign video aimed at raising funds to unseat controversial Tory MP Nadine Dorries in Mid-Bedfordshire. Launched today, Linda’s ad will appear on leading political blogs and web sites to raise funds, as well as those searching for Nadine Dorries on Google.

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Tory manifesto “a blueprint for fake change” say Lib Dems

by Stephen Tall on April 13, 2010

My LDV Co-Editor Mark Pack has just posted up the party’s official response to today’s launch of the Tory manifesto. If that doesn’t sate you, then here’s Nick’s verdict courtesy the BBC …
Clegg: ‘You can’t trust the Tories’ – Nick Clegg has said the Conservatives cannot be trusted, after the Tory party launched its election […]

Over 13,000 raging against the election – and for the Lib Dems – on Facebook

by Stephen Tall on April 13, 2010

‘We got Rage Against the Machine to #1, we can get the Lib Dems into office!’ is the name of the independent Facebook group set up just 2 weeks ago, and which currently numbers well over 13,000 fans. Which means (with impeccable liberalism) that this unofficial grassroots movement is already almost as big as almost […]

Clegg launches five point plan to bring bankers’ bonus culture under control

by Stephen Tall on April 13, 2010

A lot of people don’t enjoy election campaigns – but here’s one reason I do: the quality of Lib Dem press releases sky rockets. Today’s announcing Liberal Democrats’ five point plan to tackle bankers’ bonuses is a case in point: punchy but detailed. So good, in fact, I’m simply going to hit the copy ‘n’ […]

3 to see: Lib Dem #GE2010 campaign coverage (13/4/10)

by Stephen Tall on April 13, 2010

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

Clegg’s Wife: ‘Coverage Of Wives Patronising’ (Sky News)

Miriam Gonzalez Durantez, who works as an international lawyer and has barely been seen on the campaign trail, spoke out in a documentary about her husband.
“It is a bit frivolous, […]