The LibDems' Spring Conference begins tomorrow at Sheffield City Hall and promises to be something worth watching for a change.
Officials in Whitehall have told the Mail that internet ‘chatter’ was picked up last week that militant students were plotting to infiltrate the cordon and seize Mr Clegg.In a way I feel sorry for these idealistic youngsters with visions of a bright, utopian future but they should have questioned more deeply. There's a good reason the LibDems have never been voted for in large numbers and there's a reason why they promise the earth pre-election. The first is because some people actually take the time to read their crappy, illiberal manifestos and the second is because they think they'll never have to account for themselves.
Well, the LibDems' day of reckoning has arrived.
The Party is also in the red since donations dried up - soon the state will be coming to the taxpayer with the begging bowl again, asking for political parties to be publicly-funded. If it ever goes ahead it will be interesting to see how they decide what share of that taxpayer-funding goes to the BNP.
Clegg's 'ring of steel' - giving a whole new meaning to care in the community.
Here's a reminder of where the LibDems won seats in the 2010 GE. It was an insult to the British electorate, and particularly the English, to invite these 3rd party losers into a coalition government.