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Posts Tagged ‘lib dems’

Can Clegg exploit the gap in the market?

His task is to be the voice of moderation, to appeal to the thoughtful centrist


Clegg still has time to make a gracious exit

Cable could take over in 2014 without seeming too disloyal


We need to help more independents to break the stranglehold

The rules are unfairly stacked against Siobhan Benita


Lords reform is a fight that Nick Clegg will never win

Why is Nick Clegg so determined to throw everything at a policy that will win few votes?


We can’t expect decisions from two parties so much at odds

Bizarrely, the best hope for resolving Coalition differences is a collapse of the eurozone


Cameron picks a fight when he doesn’t need to

The Prime Minister’s self-inflicted wound


Time to call the SNP’s bluff

Treat the Nationalists like recalcitrant teenagers


Vote Yes for evolution, not revolution

The scaremongering over AV is so disproportionate, you wonder if they’re looking at the same voting system


What will the fallout be for our own energy policy?

Nuclear power could blow up into something nearly as potent as tuition fees


If he picks his fights well, Clegg can still deliver for his party

The Lib Dem leader can make Tory policies better


A party that is growing up in public

The students have stomped out but there are millions of grown-ups who may now vote Lib Dem


Too much democracy can be a bad thing

The wisdom of crowds is at its best when it comes to judgments of character, not policy


Cameron is far happier than his party

The Tory leader is not a great fan of his party, so he finds coalitions easy and conference tiresome


This Coalition is going to last and last

The only party that would gain from it being wrecked is Labour