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What The Spectator says: ‘Obama the Lib Dem’. (PS: It may even be a compliment.)

by Stephen Tall on February 14, 2012

Over at The Spectator, Jonathan Jones looks at the US and UK approaches to their forthcoming budgets — cutting the deficit, taming debt, etc — and his fourth and final point concludes: Obama the Lib Dem. It’s striking how similar Obama’s tax priorities are to those of the Liberal Democrats, even though the specifics differ […]

In other news… Vince upsets Tories, Liverpool to choose mayor, Radcliffe hexes Clegg, and Hughes settles with Murdoch

by Stephen Tall on February 12, 2012

Here’s a round-up of stories we haven’t had time to cover on the site this past week… Cable sticks by Les Ebdon as his choice of ‘university tsar’ – the Lib Dem business secretary is opening up a rift in the Coalition: Business Secretary Vince Cable is standing by his candidate to head the university […]

Diffindo! Has Daniel Radcliffe hexed the Lib Dems?

by Stephen Tall on December 26, 2010

Daniel Radcliffe has declared himself to be “underwhelmed” by the Lib Dems in the wake of the tuition fees controversy, according to a report in the Daily Mail: A source inside the party said: ‘Daniel does not in any way support the violence of the rioters, but to say he is underwhelmed by his party […]

Daniel Radcliffe on Nick Clegg: he still has the magic touch

by Stephen Tall on September 2, 2010

Harry Potter star, actor Daniel Radcliffe, was one of the Lib Dems’ star supporters in the lead-up to the election — and it seems he’s sticking by Nick Clegg and the party in government, according to the Voice’s favourite online political read, ShowbizSpy.com: “I’m a very big fan… I don’t agree with everything he says, […]

Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe confirms: “I’ll be voting Lib Dem”

by Stephen Tall on March 21, 2010

It was last summer that Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe first indicated he would be backing the Lib Dems at the election, coming out as a party supporter in an interview in Attitude magazine.
Now, it seems, Daniel’s endorsement is official according to the Daily Prophet Mail:
In next month’s US edition of Vogue, Radcliffe – […]

Daily View 2×2: 29 July 2009

by Stephen Tall on July 29, 2009

2 Big Stories Kingman steps down from UKFI As the Press Association reports: The company responsible for the taxpayer’s stakes in ailing banks saw a leadership shake-up as chief executive John Kingman announced plans to step down. Mr Kingman, who (…)

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Norman Lamb: the Lib Dem MP who helped launch Tinchy Stryder's rap career

by Stephen Tall on July 25, 2009

What is it with the Lib Dems and celebrities these days? Yesterday, Daniel Radcliffe came out of the closet as a Lib Dem, while today The Guardian reveals all about Lib Dem MP Norman Lamb’s collaboration with hot, new rapping (…)

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Accio voters! Harry Potter star Dan Radcliffe backs the Lib Dems

by Stephen Tall on July 24, 2009

The actor – who battles soul-sucking Dementors as the boy wizard and is currently starring in Harry Potter And The Half Blood Prince – said he supports Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg because the other parties offer nothing to young people.