LDV Saturday caption competition: “Kennedy points the way to Clegg” edition

There’s no prize at stake – just the opportunity to prove you’re wittier than any other LDV reader …

(Credit: Alex Folkes – see his work at Flickr here.)

Here’s Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg enjoying a friendly conversation with one of his predecessors, Charles Kennedy, during the general election campaign – what do you think they might be saying to each other, or thinking about each other?

The winner of our most recent caption competition, the “Paddy swings to the left” edition – according to The Voice’s judging panel of one – was this one by Huw Dawson.

Got a photo of a prominent Lib Dem you think would work well for a future caption competition? Then please email us at [email protected]

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  • Have I got news for you …!

  • If you go into coalition with the bastard tories then I’m joining Labour!

  • Cheltenham Robin 21st Aug '10 - 5:10pm

    If I don’t get a government post then I’m going to poke your eye out.

  • “I’m going to go sit over there by the emergency exit, just in case.”

  • gramsci's eyes 21st Aug '10 - 8:51pm

    “Ted will be back in a minute Father Jack”

    “For the first time in my life I abstained, and look where it got me”

    “So, I would rather be a ginger than a………………”

    “Look , I will say it one more time. When Swift suggested we eat the poor he didn’t mean it literally. Jings, what did they teach you at that expensive private school”

    “Look into my eyes, look into my eyes. At the count of 3 you will sound and act like a Tory”

  • “Now listen up, young Nick. Be careful with those Tories!”

  • “The trouble with you young people is that you have never had a life outside politics”. Oh wait …….

  • Yes, laddie, I know you’re not the flight attendant. But I’m still going to need that large Scotch.

  • Oh and I forgot to tell you never slag your colleagues off on a plane

  • Nick, you’re on a plane. Remember? And this time, you’ve got Osborne sat in the seat right behind you, just take a look! So why can’t you ever learn to keep your mouth shut? All that stuff you just told me, about being prepared to do anything at all to be Deputy Prime Minister. He’s heard you, and he’ll take you up on it, you just mark my words!

  • “Nick, before I forget, I signed up a new member today. I think his name is Ed Miliband. Looks familiar, but I just can’t place him….”

  • Patrick Smith 22nd Aug '10 - 10:14am

    `Nick,I told you that I was going to sit on the left and you on the right, if it gets rough on this on this `Coalition Government’ flight path’.

  • “I’ll be carried out of the bar feet first with my Lib Dem membership card in my pocket”

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