I argued years ago that we (Labour) should never go in to a coalition with anyone; that was when we formed a pact with the Libdems in Holyrood, also at the last Council elections as Cllr. McCartin the Libdems loosely wrapped leader hawked herself around the hall between us and the SNP inviting bids for her services, I argued that we should tell her where to stick her offer; we didn’t but she joined the SNP anyway. That gave us a situation where the party who came last in the popular vote and 3rd. in the number of seats was in power. Likewise we have seen Clegg and his harlots swaggering around Westminster selling their loyalty to the highest bidder and again we see the party who came 3rd. and last in the popular vote go into Govt. this is the party who complain that the system is undemocratic the Libdems they have no shame. As I have said before they stand for nothing and they believe in nothing a more dishonest bunch of spineless characters would be impossible to find.
Politicians of every party throughout history have been caught doing “U Turns”; sometimes through dishonesty and sometimes because of changing circumstances but; what we have just witnessed by the Libdems is the equal of any barefaced display of hypocrisy and opportunism that I have ever witnessed. As I said earlier they believe in and stand for nothing; what would have been a deal breaker for these people? Can you think of anything? It’s a perfectly legitimate question. let’s try and find something; what are the big issues; not mine; not yours but their’s? Trident; well that’s pretty big eh – conceded to the Tories – Proportional Representation; they shall not be moved; not quite – conceded to the Tories, cuts not to start for a year – conceded to the Tories, Europe where the Libdems accused the Tories of being in league with nut cases homophobes and racists – conceded as well; let’s be sincere there is no deal breaker they would have accepted anything because they don’t actually believe in anything.
If you disagree with my portrayal of them consider this. Today Charlie Kennedy made the headlines as a big Libdem beast by trumpeting that he disagreed with the coalition. These are incredible times for this country said Charlie; so much so that he made a heartfelt speech to their members meeting today telling them why he did not support the leader’s decision. “Good for you Charlie” I hear you say; “that’s telling them Charlie boy” he finished his dramatic speech; an ex party leader opposing his party line enthralling stuff right? well not quite; he went on to abstain in the vote! a truly momentous decision and what gallantry what bravery, what a crock of bulldung. This folks is the Libdems and they are now in power it’s going to be a long and painful time with nonentities like this in control even if they only last a couple of months it will still be a long long time.
Labour should not deal with these people or anyone else; they will do a deal with anyone no matter what they stand for; they cannot be trusted. Just like the SNP when they did a treacherous deal with the Tories and gave us the Thatcher years and Salmond (the spiv) inadvertently told us that Thatchers economic policies were not really all that bad, they are all the same; we 'Labour' should stand alone and trust none of them.