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Liberal Democrat scandal: do you ever
get the feeling there´s something
sinister about this party?

Telegraph [UK], by Damian Thompson

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Posted By:Attercliffe, 2/24/2013 7:33:32 PM

As my colleague Christopher Hope reports: Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg has been forced to admit that his office knew for years of claims that a senior party figure might be sexually molesting volunteers and staff. The Deputy Prime Minister changed tack in a statement on Sunday evening over the sex scandal which is engulfing his party. He broke into the end of his holiday to admit for the first time that his office had been aware of the allegations surrounding his former chief executive Lord Rennard since 2008. [Snip] [But see our update here. Blimey.]

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The only question is, pragmatically speaking, how many of the Lib-Dem votes go to UKIP after this? Some to Labour, yes, I think so. And some to Conservatives. But the majority could possibly go to UKIP.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Boneshaker, 2/24/2013 8:06:17 PM     (No. 9194112)

Dollars to donuts the victims still vote democrat.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: javaboy, 2/24/2013 8:18:02 PM     (No. 9194121)

Short answer: yes

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Reply 3 - Posted by: capt scurvey, 2/24/2013 8:32:29 PM     (No. 9194137)

Tut-tut, old boy; it´s a school thing, you know....

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Reply 4 - Posted by: janylou, 2/24/2013 10:25:29 PM     (No. 9194231)

Liberal dems are the same no matter what country they dwell in.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: john56, 2/24/2013 11:28:34 PM     (No. 9194278)

Menendez is in the British Parliment, too?

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Reply 6 - Posted by: BarryNo, 2/25/2013 7:12:14 AM     (No. 9194505)

When have the Dems NOT been sinister?

They orchestrated keeping slavery at the founding of America.

They attempted to get 3/5ths representation for slaves - who couldn´t vote, to pack the house of representatives before the Civil War.

They supported a mercenary army called the Golden Circle, to overthrow other American countries, many democracies, but who had outlawed slavery. The idea was to make a ´Golden Circle´ of nations around the Caribbean who supported and promoted slavery.

They started the Civil War because they feared Lincoln´s election heralded the end of slavery as an institution.

They created and supported the Ku Klux Klan, inviting its leaders to speak at their National Conventions up until TV and Radio made it too inconvenient to be linked to such a hateful terrorist organization.

They created and sustained ´Jim Crow´ politics.

They welcomed, with open arms, Nazism, Communism, and Faxism, before WWII. It was Liberals who gave American Nuclear Bomb secrets to the Soviet Union.

To the end of his days, Ted Kennedy secretly met with and supported Soviet groups in the old USSR.

And you ask, "do you ever get the feeling there´s something sinister about this party?"



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Reply 7 - Posted by: civilservant, 2/25/2013 11:25:20 AM     (No. 9194961)

#6, the least understood portion of our Country´s founding is the 3/5ths compromise.
It was the pro-Freedom side who put forth that percentage. Had the slaves been counted each as 1 person, the Representatives would have been stacked in favor of the PRO slavery Democratic South.
Ensuring that language freeing all men and women would never had made it into the Constitution.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: mickturn, 2/25/2013 12:11:40 PM     (No. 9195111)

Sinister? Naw, they are pure as the driven yellow snow!

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