Received a piece of Lib Dem ‘Literature’ through the door this morning. It’s really amazing in some ways that they are still rehearsing the worn-out formulas that were so novel (were they?) 30 years ago. You know “It’s a two horse race” with that little old graph showing the Lib Dems close to winning and Labour with no chance. In short, ‘don’t vote for us because we’re any good, but do it to get someone else out’. Tactical voting. Sheer negativity and cynicism. Livingstone is ‘squandering and crony-ridden’ while Johnson is ‘a buffoon’. Negativism again. Paddick ‘has been a senior policeman for over 30 years……’ Most have risen very rapidly through the ranks. He certainly rose rapidly through the ranks of the Lib Dems, whom he joined all of 2 years ago! Everyone is a fool or a crook except the Lib Dems.
Some people, including (I reckon) some of their own members, have swallowed this stuff for over 20 years now. Let us hope that the polls are right and that the voters of London are about to tell them to grow up and get serious because the old, tired formulas just won’t wash any more.