The Lib Dem conference was a really nasty and distasteful affair, politics at its most distasteful, you would never believe the Lib Dem’s were partners in a coalition government with the Conservative Party, truly the nasty party!
Politics, this really was the politics of envy, class, greed for power and overbloated ego’s, Nick Clegg said in his big speech that this was not the time to play politics but that was the sum and total of the Lib Dem conference nearly every speaker, including major cabinet figures such as Chris Huhne, Vince Cable and Tim Farron the Lib Dem Party President took every opportunity to attack, with some venom, their Conservative colleagues.
It was difficult to see how these people could ever be trusted again, they seem to think that they are the power but surely democratically their influence should be directly associated with the number of seats they bring to the table and in that respect the Conservative Party has 306 and the Lib Dem Party has 57, on that score 15.7% of the Lib Dem manifesto should have been implemented and 84% of the Conservatives with the appropriate number of cabinet seats but to date 65% of the Lib Dem manifesto has or is being implemented with only 50% of the Conservatives!
Politics, this really was the politics of envy, class, greed for power and overbloated ego’s, Nick Clegg said in his big speech that this was not the time to play politics but that was the sum and total of the Lib Dem conference
David Cameron appears to be giving them a completely free hand to dictate policy and, unless he stamps on it, freedom to criticise their Conservative colleagues in any way they see fit now either David Cameron needs to go on a negotiation course or he has some cunning plan to let the Lib Dem’s hang themselves, don’t know which but it needs sorting quickly, one of the biggest log jams against growth is the insane policies being pushed by the Lib Dem’s!
It is not the gap between rich and poor that is relevant but how much richer the average person has become!
But I have said plenty about what we should be doing to promote growth and get the economy moving in previous posts so let us take a look at the Lib Dem policies and perhaps see why they only got 57 seats.
- The European Union
The Lib Dem’s are in love with the EU and Nick Clegg has stated that he will not let David Cameron do anything that weakens our committment to the European Union, in a recent poll in the Daily Telegraph 92% of participants voted to withdraw from the EU and negotiate a trading agreement only!
- The Human Rights Act and the European Court of Human Rights
Nick Clegg stated at the party conference that he would not let David Cameron do anything that changed the UK position in relation to Human Rights, this has no public support and indeed the cancelling of the Human Rights Act was a major plank of the Conservative manifesto at the last general election.
- The decriminalization of all drugs
The decriminalization of all drugs only has the support of the minority left-wing elite, they actually want to sell cannabis in chemists shops!
- The ever-increasing overseas aid budget
Our overseas aid budget was already large for the current financial position and there is no public support for this, apart from the left-wing elite, just the increased announced would have paid for the aircraft carriers and kept the Harriers flying, now Clegg has committed