At least Clegg recognises that Liberal Democrats have to stand up for what we truly believe in. The recent direction of travel on Leveson, drugs reform and snooping is welcome, and we await more robust promotion of party policy on things that really matter to most people – a fair, sustainable economy where living standards rise for the many not just for the few. Only then will this journey to the centre ground be what it should be – a political movement that renews what it means for citizens to be truly free, instead of a triangulation between two tried, tested and failed ideologies.
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* Paul Walter is a Liberal Democrat activist in Newbury and West Berkshire. He is part of the Liberal Democrat Voice team and blogs at Liberal Burblings.