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]

Read more by .
This entry was posted in Caption Comp.


  • 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”

Post a Comment

Lib Dem Voice welcomes comments from everyone but we ask you to be polite, to be on topic and to be who you say you are. You can read our comments policy in full here. Please respect it and all readers of the site.

To have your photo next to your comment please signup your email address with Gravatar.

Your email is never published. Required fields are marked *

Please complete the name of this site, Liberal Democrat ...?


Recent Comments

  • Charis
    Interesting article - and more interesting comments. I didn't read it as saying that there should be an election for the new leader, but decrying the fact t...
  • Alex Macfie
    "…it was the convention that MPs appointed to the Cabinet resign their eat and stand for re-election before their appointment was confirmed." It was also the...
  • expats
    David Evans 9th Aug '22 - 5:20am........... David, you mention EDF....On 6 July 2022, French prime minister Elisabeth Borne announced that "the French govern...
  • Tristan Ward
    Everyone knows energy produced from hydrocarbons needs to be expensive to help discourage its use and associated CO2 production and dependence on the srab State...
  • Nonconformistradical
    @Chris Platts 8th Aug '22 - 10:07pm Are you trying to dictate the content of a proper written constitution before we've had a proper debate about what should b...