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If What The Guardian Says Is True…

http://www.guardian.co.uk/politics/2010/may/11/general-election-2010-live-blog Then it looks like the new coalition government will essentially be adopting the Lib Dem manifesto in almost its entirety. I don’t like the Tory welfare ‘reforms’ one bit, and will campaign against them. Likewise I think immigration caps … Continue reading

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So Farewell, Then, Labour…

For those three people who don’t yet know, the Labour party refused to make any concessions to form a coalition with the Liberal Democrats. As a result, the Lib Dems were left with the choices of either a Conservative minority … Continue reading

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So What Happened? View From The Ground

I can’t speak for what happened nationally, but I think my experiences on election day might be useful in determining what happened. Fundamentally, I think the Clegg surge *did* happen, but was drowned out by the larger turnout, and a … Continue reading

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A Quick Explanation For Americans And Other Confused Persons

Batman posts have to hold off a few days I’m afraid… The one-line summary for Americans is that we’re reliving Bush vs Gore, and Ralph Nader has been asked to choose. In the election this week, no party got an … Continue reading

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On Coalitions

A lot of Labour supporters – and Green supporters – have been up in arms for the last day or so, practically frothing at the mouth and screaming because Nick Clegg has said that if Labour gets the smallest share … Continue reading

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