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LDVideo: So you want to watch 6mins 23secs of Lembit Öpik in a wrestling ring? You got it…

This weekend Jonathan Calder brought us the news that Lembit Öpik had contrived an appearance in a wrestling ring at Welshpool Town Hall. Distressingly, video footage has now been unleashed:


(Available on YouTube here.)

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Roberta Blackman-Woods – desperately sabre-rattling on her MP’s expenses

Ah, the old tricks are always the best. Readers may recall during the Henley by-election campaign, the Tories issued an empty threat to sue the Lib Dems “unless the Lib Dems withdraw a leaflet and remove claims from their website by noon”. Of course, they didn’t do it but a gullible media ran with the story anyway.

Fast forward a couple of years, and it seems Labour’s Roberta Blackman-Woods is apeing the Tories’ tactics. Here’s what Politics.co.uk has to say:

Roberta Blackman-Woods MP (City of Durham) has instructed solicitors to inform the Liberal Democrat candidate that she must apologise for

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  • Helen Dudden
    It's about what is needed by he voting public. If the Labour Party had not drifted off with comments that were not positive, things would have been different a...
  • Angie Robertson
    @Chris Moore if you read Prue’s first paragraph it states we are an evidenced based party that listens to many views and considers consequences of policies. I...
  • Steven
    It is such a shame we gave Germany a pretty sane, rational and relatively few in flaws electoral system whilst continuing to saddle ourselves with an archaic an...
  • Steven
    Indeed, Fiona. Whilst it is true that the Lib Dems can't bang on about PR all the time it is appropriate that the party does, occasionally, stress that it is th...
  • TonyH
    I think Angie's comment is just about on topic. Prue's article rightly makes a point of extolling the virtues of rational, evidence-based decision-making, so it...