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Archive for May, 2014

Poor BBC electoral production – worse ahead?

Posted by davidburbage on May 21, 2014

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-27502569

Here, Jeremy Vine shows (briefly) the supposed result of the 2009 Euro elections, with the Conservatives holding virtually all of England and Wales.

Presumably they can’t manage the PR de Hondt system of regional results? They then even break down the voting into constituency level (as if that matters!) rather than offer us a prediction based on the current polls in terms of the MEP results. Will UKIP get 3 or 4 seats in the South East? How will Labour do in the South West? Which region will the LibDems likely hold onto a seat? These would have been interesting questions…..

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Desperate LibDem literature

Posted by davidburbage on May 17, 2014

It really is bad.

Desperate LibDems have sent through a “fake handwriting” font letter in which they claim that we would put loads of jobs under threat because they “depend” on Europe. It’s almost claiming that by not voting LibDem (who used to want a referendum on Europe, remember?), immediately, nobody can trade with the UK ! Worse than that, they don’t use the 3 million figure (widely discredited and publicly so by Farage vs Clegg) they use the “in our area” number of 420,000. Their standards are dropping, even by their standards.

It would be better if fear-uncertainty-doubt arguments had any basis in reality, but sadly picking a worthless argument and pursuing it to the point of no return is all too true to form (see Free School Meals pledge for a LibDem-gimmick comparison)…

.libdems-ineurope-inwork

Note to LibDems : Norway has 3.4% unemployment, Switzerland has 3.2% unemployment, but in the “heart of Europe” in France, it is 10.2% !

Tell “The reality is that being IN Europe means being IN work” to the Spanish (shocking 26% unemployment), Greeks (shocking 27%), Italians (12.5%) ….

Isn’t Mrs Clegg telling Nick about this stuff 🙂 ?

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