Are Lib Dems missing the moral high ground?

by Stephen Tall on October 11, 2012

The New Statesman’s fair-minded political editor Rafael Behr has written a post-conference post mortem for each of the three parties here. Noting how Tory chief whip Andrew Mitchell’s outburst against police ‘plebs’ hijacked the news agenda, reviving the ‘nasty party’ jibes (“Many Lib Dems didn’t seem to mind their demotion down the news agenda and […]

It appears I am The Economist

by Stephen Tall on October 11, 2012

Via Popbitch (ahem), I stumbled across this post, Is The Economist left or right?, in which the newspaper’s digital editor Tom Standage answers the question thusly: The Economist is not inherently left-wing or right-wing; its political philosophy is rooted in (…)

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When will the Coalition end? Here’s what Lib Dem members say…

by Stephen Tall on October 11, 2012

Lib Dem Voice polled our members-only forum before conference to discover what Lib Dem members think of various political issues, the Coalition, and the performance of key party figures. More than 550 party members have responded, and we’re publishing the full results. Four-in-five say Coalition will be bad for Lib Dem prospects in 2015 LDV asked: […]

Revealed: What Lib Dem members think of Ed Miliband and David Cameron

by Stephen Tall on October 11, 2012

>Lib Dem Voice polled our members-only forum before conference to discover what Lib Dem members think of various political issues, the Coalition, and the performance of key party figures. More than 550 party members have responded, and we’re publishing the full results. Miliband slips from -20% to -48% (but note the caveats below) LDV asked: Do […]