The LDV Saturday caption competition – the rather belated “Clegg & Cameron love-in” edition

by Stephen Tall on May 22, 2010

There’s no prize at stake – just the opportunity to prove you’re wittier than any other LDV reader …

(Photo via EPA/ANDY RAIN).
Here’s David Cameron with his boss, the deputy prime minister, Nick Clegg waving on the steps of Number 10 as they begin their task of leading the new coalition government. What do you reckon […]

The Internet election?

by Stephen Tall on May 22, 2010

Cross-posted from Liberal Democrat News:
“This will be the first real internet election,” was the oft-repeated claim made in the run up to 2010’s national poll. So how did that claim stack up against the reality?
Some will point to the hype surrounding the leaders’ debates as evidence that television remains the dominant force. Ten million tuned […]

Daily Mail slowly catching up with realities of coalition government

by Stephen Tall on May 22, 2010

To mock the Daily Mail is, however satisfying and amusing, to largely miss the point: it is its own best self-parody. Today’s a case in point, as it dawns on the paper that a coalition government actually does mean the Lib Dems have some power. Devoid of irony, the Mail explodes with outrage:

Clegg’s power grab: […]