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Election Round-Up: Tarty Nick Clegg And The Politics Of Vanity Sold To A Dumb Public

by | 10th, May 2010

GORDON Brown stands aside for pragmatic reasons Clegg will not work with him. Nick Clegg talks to the Labour Party. The ITV news calls him a kingmaker. He isn’t. He just wants to look important. This is vanity, people. Nothing less.

David Cameron would do well to look principled and tell everyone else to sod off. If all the rest the Labour losers, the LibDem big losers, the nationalists of Ireland, Wales and Scotland and a Green are lumped together to form a Government of desperation, the Tories will look solid and the only viable option.

Who wants yet another unelected Prime Minister? Why, Nick Clegg and the Labour Party do. Tarts. This is how PR works, so say they who are against it.

You hear a constant dribble of how much the jobbing, entitled politicos are doing it for the country’s stability. If you snorted any harder you’d puke:

A round-up of views and news:

Iain Murray, National Review:

Incidentally, a well-placed source in the Tory party sent me this just before the election:

David Cameron’s approach has been to appease the ultra-liberal Guardian newspaper and the monopolistic monster that is the BBC. He hoped that by doing so, they wouldn’t attack him the campaign. Cameron would be the media’s favourite Tory (just as John McCain, who spent 20 years doing the same, was the media’s favourite Republican). But as the starting pistol is fired, the Tories’ enemies revert to type. Lady Thatcher warned us that appeasement never works. Neville Chamberlain found that out to his cost. Why is it so hard to learn the lessons of history?

How prescient that looks now!

Tim Montgomerie, Conservative Home:

Some members of Team Cameron wanted a formal coalition ‘the change coalition’ as it has been described by Guido Fawkes and

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