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Clegg: I am not like Obama (but we share the same policies and ideas)

There’s a good, in-depth and upbeat interview with Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg in today’s Newcastle Journal:

A chipper Mr Clegg declared the North East would be his key hunting ground at the next general election and predicted that regional minister Nick Brown could even succumb to a Lib Dem sweep. … he stressed the North East was “one of the most important areas” for the Lib Dems after “astonishing” local council gains in Northumberland and ongoing success in Newcastle.

However, with tomorrow’s inaugration of Barack Obama dominating the media, Nick was very careful to avoid coming over all ‘me too’, …

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  • User AvatarKatharine Pindar 19th Jan - 11:17pm
    I entirely agree with all your points here, Denis. Well argued.
  • User AvatarAndrew 19th Jan - 10:06pm
    If Richard North's analysis is correct (http://www.eureferendum.com/blogview.aspx?blogno=87491) our continued membership of UNECE is probably just as important: http://www.unece.org/info/ece-homepage.html The basic argument is that the EU...
  • User AvatarBrian Ellis 19th Jan - 10:04pm
    Any review of the 2019 election result should also consider the 2015 and 2017 results. The major collapse occurred in 2015 we start with that....
  • User AvatarDavid Raw 19th Jan - 8:33pm
    Talking about changing voter behaviour, I just loved this James Cleverly comment today linking democracy with the unelected Upper Chamber. "The government is examining whether...
  • User AvatarDavid Warren 19th Jan - 8:22pm
    Thanks for this Alex. I am hoping Elizabeth Warren wins the nomination and goes onto be elected President.
  • User AvatarMichael Beckett 19th Jan - 8:13pm
    So no cheap sock puppet manipulating public perception and no automated bots or those that don't care enough about their digital identity to reveal it....