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LDVideo: dodgy Tory stats, Nick’s online Q&A, and the Wallander-inspired Lib Dem PPB

Welcome to this latest LDVideo instalment, highlighting three political video clips from the past week.

First up, there’s Lies, damn lies and Conservative statistics courtesy Political Scrapbook (and with a nod towards this iconic Guinness advert):


(Hat-tip: Left Foot Forward. Available on YouTube here).

Secondly, here’s Nick Clegg responding to questions posted to Facebook (Facebook.com/nickclegg) and Twitter (@Nick_Clegg) in his latest online Q&A session with voters, and covering a variety of topics: support for carers, voter apathy, voting Lib Dem, military pay, the ‘Robin Hood Tax’, democratic accountability, Scottish independence; the hunger strikers and rights of children at Yarl’s Wood detention centre, and (forget biscuits) whether he prefers tea or coffee.

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YouTube ‘cos we want to: MPs’ expenses special

Welcome to an occasional new LDV feature, YouTube ‘cos we want to, rounding-up a couple of the most amusing/bad/interesting YouTube videos doing the rounds. This week, our focus is MPs’ expenses (what else?).

First up, let’s enjoy Tory MP Anthony “I’ve got a very very large house” Steen’s joyously apoplectic radio interview defending his claims from the taxpayer for treating 500 of his trees:

Then there’s American Comedy Central’s Jon Stewart giving his Daily Show take on MPs’ expenses – and coming up with the best one-word description yet coined, ‘Scamalot’:

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Pickles ‘n’ Python: the remix

As if Eric Pickles’ crash ‘n’ burn performance on last week’s BBC1 Question Time weren’t comedy gold enough, Beau Bo D’or thought it needed a bit of splicing up with Monty Python’s ‘Four Yorkshiremen’ sketch – here’s the result:

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