I hate how these people come up with all these bullshit reasons for why the Lib Dems got a kicking.
“But I think tuition fees became the mantra you can deploy for a feeling you cannot explain to yourself. If it had not been tuition fees, it would have been health or the bedroom tax – it was driven by a general dislike of politicians, a general disbelief in politicians sticking to their word, and the way in which the smaller partner in a coalition always gets a kicking.”
“The disaster over the Farage debate was there was a Liberal Democrat leader who was representing the establishment,”
“But the old adage of ‘If you’re in the middle of the road, you might get run over’ operated in spades. We were in the middle of the road without any distinction – we had no visibility jacket on. No one could see us, so we really did get run over.”
You were a pack of bastards the moment you got into government and enthusiastically put twatting about in Westminster above everything else. You put disabled people in front of ATOS and the blood from the suicides is on your hands. Now you’re fucked for a generation and good riddance you cunts.
This made me laugh though
Recently, Clegg was approached by a distressed woman while shopping on his local high street in Putney. Speaking through tears, she told Clegg that his party did not deserve the battering it had received from the British electorate. Buoyed by the heartfelt sympathy from a wellwisher, Clegg told the woman not to worry and thanked her for supporting the Lib Dems – only to be told that she had voted Green.