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Why the Liberal Democrats must learn from Nigel Farage

Nigel Farage is the embodiment of everything I disagree with in politics. But rather than stopping at the mild nausea he evokes in most of us, we would be more sensible to leave emotions aside and discover why this man has given us such a clobbering in recent years, and what we can learn from it.

And he has given us one hell of a clobbering.

Brexit aside – he is one of the main external factors in why we did so badly in December. Unscientific, but if you take the Brexit party’s result in Brecon, and apply it to every …

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  • User AvatarJohn Marriott 14th Jul - 3:54pm
    @Glenn So, give us the figures. How many countries did NOT perform any form of lockdown? Even your mates in Sweden didn’t indulge in a...
  • User AvatarGlenn 14th Jul - 2:58pm
    So no difference between places that did lockdown and those that didn't, but we're still going to pretend that we're saving the country by destroying...
  • User AvatarBarry Lofty 14th Jul - 2:47pm
    As someone who escaped my secondary modern school in nineteen hundred and frozen to death as did my wife, we vowed to try and give...
  • User AvatarJohn Marriott 14th Jul - 2:24pm
    This is NOT a competition! Comparing countries surely only works if statistics are compiled in exactly the same way in EVERY country. I would add...
  • User AvatarPeter Martin 14th Jul - 1:59pm
    @ JoeB "At full employment, current spending (including depreciation) should be financed by tax receipts and investment spending financed by long-term bond issues." There's a...
  • User AvatarFrank West 14th Jul - 1:54pm
    The interesting question is how many excess deaths there would have been if there was no lock-down but over 65's and those with relevant medical...