It’s Friday. It’s five o’clock. Here’s a fistful of lists that sum up the LDV week:
5 most-read stories on LDV this week
- Nick Clegg: “We made a pledge. We didn’t stick to it – and for that I’m sorry” (113 comments) by Helen Duffett
- What the Liberal Democrats have done: new party booklet (30 comments) by Mark Pack
- What on earth is the Mail up to? (25 comments, including this one from Nick Harvey MP) by Paul Walter
- Opinion: The Sun has clearly boobed on this issue of free speech (25 comments) by Andreas Christodoulou
- David Laws: “An exam for all abilities” (44 comments) by The Voice
5 sample LDV Members’ Forum threads
- At Last, Nick Clegg gets it right!
- Role of the local exec committee
- Emotions and Politics
- International aid, -too much being absorbed by consultants?
- ELECTIONS 2012
5 from the LDV archive
(21 September, 2006-11)
- The leader’s speech (5 comments) by The Founding Editor, from 2006
- JS Mill voted ‘Greatest Liberal’ (2 comments) by Stephen Tall, from 2007
- Hashtag taxonomies: the last word in Tweeting? (0 comments) by Helen Duffett, from 2008
- Opinion: It’s about everything but freedom (0 comments) by Alex Wilcock, from 2009
- LibLink: Stephen Gilbert – It’s time for an equal, gender-neutral, marriage law (2 comments) by Newshound, from 2010
5 top reader search returns to get to LDV
(excluding Liberal Democrat Voice or its variants)
- old mps expenses rules
- liberal democrats, special conference 2010
- illegal immigrants uk amnesty clegg
- matthew huntbach liberal democrat
- coalition agreement 2010
5 recent Lib Dem tweets
— Nick Carthew (@nickcarthew) September 19, 2012
Cleggmania 2. Who’d have thunk it?
— Graeme Demianyk (@GraemeDemianyk) September 20, 2012
Can you see David Cameron or Ed Miliband releasing a charity single from a video mocking them? Of course not. Nick Clegg is an utter legend.
— Eilidh (@petiteliberal) September 20, 2012
Someone has just called and donated £50 to @libdems because they like the Nick Clegg autotune apology so much.
— Phil Reilly (@phil_reilly) September 20, 2012
I once was mistaken for a Floella Benjamin lookalike at a gala opening and couldn’t convince the person I was the real thing.
— Floella Benjamin (@FloellaBenjamin) September 17, 2012
That’s it from the LDV Friday Five. Let the weekend commence in 5-4-3-2-1…