The LDV Friday Five: 25 February 2011

It’s Friday. It’s five o’clock. Here’s a fistful of lists that sum up the LDV week:

5 most-read stories on LDV this week

  1. Opinion: Economic liberalism and public service reform (58 comments) by Alex Marsh
  2. Clegg shows Sheffield he’s up for the fight (31 comments) by Helen Duffett
  3. Clegg and Miliband both campaign for a Yes vote in referendum (60 comments) by Mark Pack
  4. Conservative Councillor: Those opposing AV should stop their “misleading statements” (27 comments) by Nick Thornsby
  5. Opinion: Taxing stuff – what George Monbiot got wrong (41 comments) by Max Teuerman

5 sample LDV Members’ Forum threads

  1. Radio 4 Analysis: the Orange Book
  2. Cameron and Clegg disagree on public service reform
  3. Mid East/North african protest movements
  4. Campaign Update
  5. Liberal Democrats – Party of the Middle 80%

5 from the LDV archive

(25th February, 2007-10)

  1. Opinion: Kill puffins and paint horizontally to save millions (1 comment) by Chris White, from 2010
  2. Cable leads Lib Dem sympathies for the Camerons (1 comment) by Stephen Tall, from 2009
  3. The mysterious case of Mr Clegg, a piece of string and a banana (3 comments) by The Voice, from 2008
  4. Oldham East and Saddleworth looking for a constituency organiser (0 comments) by The Founding Editor, from 2007
  5. Introducing ‘Top of the Blogs: the Golden Dozen’ (1 comment) by Stephen Tall, from 2007

5 top reader search returns to get to LDV

(excluding Liberal Democrat Voice or its variants)

  1. bill aitken
  2. purdah
  3. welsh referendum
  4. financial times backs electoral reform
  5. ld mps

5 recent Lib Dem tweets

  • @drbenjohnson I’m always amused when Labour castigates coalition infighting. We all remember Blair and Brown.
  • @pimlicat“@nick_sutton22: Shirley Williams- you are one of the reasons I am a Liberal Democrat #bbcqt” same
  • @iswales Yes!!!! Redcar steel deal is done
  • @LDKatz71 I have google analytics on my site now. My life has changed beyond measure! Hello to my sole iPad visitor…I think I know who!!!
  • @millenniumdome Oh thank you iPad spell check, for rendering Gadaffi as Bacardi and making me look INSANE
  • If you are a Lib Dem who tweets, and would like to be added to Ryan’s Lib Dem Tweets aggregator, drop him an email at [email protected]

    That’s it from the LDV Friday Five. Let the weekend commence in 5-4-3-2-1…

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