Posted Under: Liberal Democrats,Satire,Tories
The Liberal Democrats are set to merge with the Conservatives before the next general election. A lasting alliance between the two coalition partners has been the topic of some speculation since the Oldham by-election campaign kicked off and polls indicated the Lib Dems could barely hold onto second prize in a beauty contest with Jabba the Hutt and a syphilitic testicle, let alone their seats at the next election. But conclusive proof came in an interview Nick Clegg gave to the Evening Standard this week.
“Let me be absolutely clear once and for all,” Clegg said. “The Liberal Democrats will fight the next election as we did the last – as an independent political party in every constituency in the county.”
Well there you have it folks. We all know what Clegg means when he wants to be absolutely clear and pledges not to do something. Expect the Liberal Democrats to no longer exist as an independent political party by the next election. And if they don’t manage to do it themselves, maybe we could help them along.
Clegg pledges with characteristic conviction never to join a Conservative government: