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Has Nick detected the emergence of ‘shy Cleggites’?

‘Shy Tories’ — the term applied to those planning to vote Conservative, but too embarrassed to admit it publicly — was a phrase used to help explain the pollsters’ failure to predict John Major’s 1992 election victory. An anecdote told by Nick Clegg in his interview in today’s Sun suggests the Lib Dems might also have our own share of abashed admirers:

Mr Clegg said: “Of course some people come up to me and say, ‘Oh we don’t like the Government doing this and doing that’. But more people come up to me and say, ‘I think you are doing

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“It is my job to see that Cameron f****** well gets into Downing Street” – Sun’s political editor

Full marks for frankness if not for political independence:

“It is my job to see that Cameron f****** well gets into Downing Street,” proclaimed Tom Newton Dunn, political editor of the Sun, to a group of journalists from rival papers, recently.

Newswer has more.

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    Caron Lindsay Of course I do. I am not, however, that happy about Nick’s rather melodramatic description of what he was doing as “Taking money...
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    I have not seen any of these things - I try not to see them in order to stay reasonably sane. All the parties have...
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    More than that, they send a clear message that we aren’t a party ruled from the top down, we’re an active and growing party in...
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    Sam Phripp More than that, they send a clear message that we aren’t a party ruled from the top down, we’re an active and growing...