Tony Grist (poliphilo) wrote,
Tony Grist

An Unfortunate Misunderstanding

"There were some people, particularly around the height of the Iraq war, who gave up on the Labour Party and turned to the Liberal Democrats as a sort of left-wing conscience of the Labour Party.  I totally understand that some of these people are not happy with what the Lib Dems are doing in coalition with the Conservatives. The Lib Dems never were and aren't a receptacle for left-wing dissatisfaction with the Labour Party. There is no future for that; there never was."  

                                                                     Nick Clegg.

I was one of those people. More fool me. I just wish Nick Clegg had told me all this a little earlier. That way I wouldn't have embarrassed either of us by giving him my unwanted support.
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