August 6th, 2012

Video: Clegg’s Tantrum In Full


93 Comments

  1. 1
    he is says:

    a spoilt little child.

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    • 9
      Faceless Bureaucrat says:

      What a T*sser! Bet he’s looking forward to the Limp Dims Conference…

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      I hate Blue Labour says:

      A spoilt little child whose 15 minutes is almost up and he will go down in history as the man that consigned the LibDems to the political dustbin.

      Good riddance.

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  2. 2
    Calamity Clegg says:

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  3. 3
    illogical says:

    Time to cut the umbilical chord.

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  4. 4
    Postal Vote says:

    as i wrote in the other thread

    Conservatives can be consigned to wilderness for ever, simply by a deal between Mili & Cleggy that a proportional voting system similar to the German one will be proposed. The German system combines constituencies with proportional voting.

    Mili and Labour now have to weigh whether they will try for majority all on their own in next election or in advance of election strike a deal with lib dems – UK is at a crucial point in history – sell sterling against commodity-backed currencies.

    Anyway Ed Balls, who gained his current seat with a 900-something majority in a constituency where last election 10,000 posties were cast, will be all smiles today.

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    • 33
      Floating Voter says:

      I preferred Clegg & Cameron to Milliband – I reckon Millband will win an election outright so shit are the Tories.

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    • 88
      The Community says:

      The Tory’s only hope would be to dump Cameron and Osbrown, in favour of Johnson/Redwood.

      But it won’t happen because the BBC wouldn’t allow to happen.

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  5. 6
    Aunty Matter says:

    Time for a general election.

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  6. 7
    Universal Hiss says:

    The Lib Dems are mature & competent?

    Who the fuck wrote that twaddle?

    Dear god.This rivals Brown for living in lala land.

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  7. 8
    Sophie says:

    His millionaire EU Banking family are out to destroy the heritage, culture, history & institutions of Great Britain.

    Election now.

    Vote UKIP.

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    • 12
      Get real says:

      Why?

      They claim to be libertarian yet have a policy that says what you cannot wear.

      #sameasalltheothers

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    • 17
      The Central Scrutinizer says:

      I can’t vote UKIP. Yes, they are the only truly centre right party – but they are too much a single issue party. They would be lucky to win a couple of seats…

      We need to take back the conservative party from Gideon and Co. As Chancellor he has about as much gravitas as Walter (cutlural reference to The Beano in the 70’s) and can only be made to look half decent when put up against an incompetent blow-hard (a la Balls).

      I like Nigel Farage, but if he has any aspiration to make a real change he will join the Conservatives and work for change from within.

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  8. 10
    Lord Scalded Bollock says:

    Free Pussy Riot !

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  9. 11
    The Central Scrutinizer says:

    I reckon that he came into the coalition knowing that he was going to drop this poison pill on the Conservatives. He has already got his deal to form a coalition with the Labour Party after the 2015 election. Him and his party are leeches…

    Clegg seems to think that ‘democracy’ (for which he professes his undying commitment) and back-room, trade-off deals between the partys in power are compatible.

    He thinks only of his own power and status.

    He would sell his granny for a plum job in the EU… (make that, ‘will sell’ his granny…)

    He is a liar, a cheat, a thief and a pirate. Tony Blair Mk II.

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    • 53
      Tomorrow's Chip Wrapper says:

      “He has already got his deal to form a coalition with the Labour Party after the 2015 election…..”

      The LibDems could theoretically form one now this week(although in practical terms probably when Parliament resumes in September) with Labour under current legislation and be in power until May 2015 although WOULD Labour want to be in government at the present time after all they weren’t keen in May 2010? The Coalition still hasn’t sorted Labopur’s mess out yet and Labour won’t want to be presiding over the number of cuts in the pipeline which will dwarf thoes already announced.

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      • 89
        BobRoberts says:

        I think the sticking point to a proposed Lib-Lab coalition was that Clegg demanded that Brown had to go and Brown refused…. guess that’s not a problem now?

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  10. 13
    Calamity Clegg says:

    I’m happy if it means the end of the coalition.

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    • 74
      Clegg, Hughes, Cable & Associates says:

      I have always had my heart with Labour as have most of my party so it should be no surprise that we have been in contact with Labour for many years now and will in all probability join with them in coalition after the next election.
      I do not expect to be leader of the LibDems after the next election, but in Europe working for British interests in trying to get us to forget the £ and join their banking and political unions.
      People have called myself and my party spoilt, selfish, and looking only after ourselves. Unkind people have referred to my latest move as throwing the toys out of the pram, but I am what I am.

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  11. 14
    Anonymous says:

    cameron will now cling and cling and cling like brown did…who was also unelected

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      nellnewman says:

      Brown clung to power because his party was too spineless to remove him even though they knew he was a failed leader. That inability to act against a bad leader is a trademark of the labour party.

      The tories on the other hand have a reputation for ruthlessness in removing leaders that don’t come up to their expectations. Cameron is in a very shaky position now.

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    • 92
      do you wankers ever get anything right? says:

      Brown didn’t cling to power.

      The ConDems begged him to stay as PM until they finalised their excellent coalition agreement for government.

      In the end he went despite them urging him to wait a bit longer.

      Still, all was well in the end, as the ConDems did form such a strong united government for the good of the nation.

      ha ha ha ha ha ha

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  12. 15
    Brown's brainwashing corporation says:

    To be fair, has Clegg got anything out of the coalition?

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    • 20
      Anonymong says:

      Expenses, pension and airtime that he did not deserve.

      The unpolished turd in the letterbox was however more than merited.

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    • 24
      Steve Miliband says:

      A limo.

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    • 29
      E says:

      Leg space in the HoC.

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    • 40
      Engineer says:

      About £120,000 a year, plus expenses.

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    • 44
      Aunty Matter says:

      He got an AV vote but being a mong decided to hold it when on one in the Country was interested, except his weird beard mates.

      It was his fault they lost it for failing to make the case, but instead they blamed the Tories.

      Personally the whole thing has gone on too long, we might as well have a general election now, so what if Mong Miliband wins? The Country is fucked anyway, so all the Mong will do is reverse the Titanic off the ice berg called the Euro Zone and drive us full speed ahead into it again.

      There is no way now that the Tories can go on with the Limp Dums, time for the Tory backbenchers to demand Cam-moron gives us a vote on leaving the EU (which is about the only thing that will save him at an election) and a promise to get rid of the TV tax.

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    • 55
      Carlos says:

      and a well deserved polished t u r d through the letterbox.

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    • 79
      Cassandrina says:

      Clegg wanted and got the power he and his top party people demanded, which is why the old leaders of his party are so jealous of what he managed to do.
      What he did not want was what he has now.
      Viewed as a naive leader of a small party of very indifferent skills and capabilities, who are not trusted by both sides of the argument, with many of them operating in a zone way above their capabilities, but whose ego will not let them accept this.
      If they were a much bigger party with the same ratio of sleaze and gerrymandering, then the press would be out in force demanding their demise.
      What the Conservatives must do now is regroup and attack both the economy and their critics in a very positive manner.
      They have the resources to do this, but do they have the leader to lead them?
      The next four months will be critical as today is either the first day of the beginning of the end, or the beginning of a new revival.

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    nellnewman says:

    The LibDems have performed very poorly in government. As a consequence their party membership around the country has dropped a whopping 25% and is still dropping.

    Throwing their toys out of the pram like this just highlight how childish and unfit for the high offices of government that they are.

    The next election, whenever it comes is not going to be kind to them.

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  14. 18
    Cynic says:

    So what. Throw them out now and govern as a minority government. If it means an election – bring it on. Offer a clear lead . The Lib Dems will tear themselves and Clegg apart with Vince (Id make a Great Chancellor) Cable and Simon (Trust me) Hughes fully supporting him

    In any case it cannot be worse that being aligned with this collection of piss pots

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    • 46
      Aunty Matter says:

      Well said, they can’t go on to 2015 like this.

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      Fog on the Tyne says:

      Absolutely right. The longer they stay with this bunch of puerile tarts the more damage it does to the Tories themselves. Everybody has seen through the Limpdicks and at the next election most of them will lose their deposits. The one chance the Tories have of winning the next election is to start pursuing real Conservative policies not the anaemic bollocks they’re dishing up at the moment to try to keep Limpdicks “on board”.

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    genghiz the kahn says:

    Fix the voting system, rid of postal voting scams, then don’t vote Limp Dim.

    Fixing the Upper Chamber, setting up 15 year appointees for work as Lords, then vote Limp Dim.

    Screw the poor by going green, vote Limp Dim.

    Introduce 20 mph speed limits in cities, then vote Limp Dim. Did Bristol’s Lib Dems consult Huhne?

    Make Red Ed look like a PM in waiting, then let Clegg throw his toys out of the pram.

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  16. 21
    Cressida's Dick says:

    So then Dave, what’s it to be? Come out fighting and put this twat back under the stone he came from or keep taking up the arse from him and his crew.

    Hmm, bit to the left please Nick.

    Fuck Cameron, vote UKIP.

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  17. 25
    Just Desserts says:

    The Conservative backbenches (and many say leadership) stabbed their junior partners in the back. At least Clegg has the decency to Stab the Conservatives in the front.

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  18. 26
    Steve Miliband says:

    How about this for a re-shuffle – fuck off lib dems,

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  19. 27
    Jimmy says:

    General Election Now!

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      David Icke says:

      WTF for?

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    • 60
      Tomorrow's Chip Wrapper says:

      For Chrissakes hpw many more times…… there cannot be a general election…if Cameron falls then HMQ will request the leader of the next largest party…Miliband and Labour to form an administration proably assisted by LibDems(Clegg may step down or not) and only if Miliband fails can there then be an election…the LibDEms made that their first priority in government…..weren’t you paying attention to the legislative in 2010 ?

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      • 70
        Jimmy says:

        Only takes a simple majority on a one line bill to repeal it. Why the hell would we want Clegg?

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    Ash Ken the Question says:

    Interesting that the sound in the video doesn’t seem to be synched properly. Bit like Mr Clegg really.

    At least the Lib Dems have had a go at governing. Sadly, they have been found to be wanting: both in style and substance – no change there then. If the Coalition goes splat now, we won’t even have to worry about Chris Huhne’s likely by-election.

    Someone kick Dave’s ass and tell him to go to the country now!

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    • 72
      Jimmy says:

      “At least the Lib Dems have had a go at governing. Sadly, they have been found to be wanting: both in style and substance – no change there then.”

      Ditto the tories.

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      • 81
        Ash Ken the Question says:

        Same could – and should – be said of Labour!!

        Bliar more shadow than reality when in power and more mendacious and grasping since he’s been out of it. Ed M should be very very wary of being associated with Bliar, it will taint him even more this time round. Have to admit am sitting waiting for Lord Peter etc to emerge from the woodwork soon to “help”.

        Perhaps we should agree that all politicians regardless of creed are crap?

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  21. 34
    Anonymous says:

    Whatever you think of Clegg, there was some amazingly hostile press questioning. As a psychologist, I have to ask why? Anger like this is often associated with having one’s possessions removed, so I respectfully suggest that it’s the press and not Clegg that have thrown their toys out of the pram…

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    • 59
      Universal Hiss says:

      As a psychologist you will be familiar with this:

      Defence sequences

      The narcissist typically runs through a sequence of defenses to discharge painful feelings until he or she finds one that works:[25][26]

      unconscious repression
      conscious denial
      distortion (including exaggeration and minimization) and lies
      projection (blaming somebody else)
      enlisting the help of one or more of his or her codependent friends who will support his or her distorted view.

      Seems to sum up Cleggs actions even though it came from Wiki.

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      • 65
        Anonymous says:

        More like the 5 stages of grief according to Kubler-Ross:-

        Denial
        Anger
        Bargaining
        Depression
        Acceptance!

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    Anonymous says:

    ‘Tantrum’, Greedo?

    More like a sucker realising he’s been taken for a ride by lying Tory scum.

    Serves him right, obviously.

    Only utter twats would ever believe any Tory could ever be anything better than a turd concerned only with grabbing as much as possible for themselves and a few of their rich mates.

    But more hurt than hissy.

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  24. 43
    SP4BS says:

    That’s a tantrum?

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  25. 45
    Oswald Mosley says:

    I’ve got a suggestion as to how we can avoid all this internecine fighting in Westminster and get the Nation back on track…I mean, do we need elections, really? Germany and Italy got up off their arses and got down to business once they abandoned democracy– look at the Chinese today, FFS! Giving those Septics what for in the Olympics! Democracy was fun while it lasted, but hey, you know, it was just one of those things…

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  26. 48
    Vince Cable's rucksack says:

    Am I wrong, or did my Vince (and his mate, Cleggie) only accept in the coalition agreement that the Govt would ‘make proposals’ for Lords Reform, not conditionally legislate for it?

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  27. 49
    Engineer says:

    OK. What happened to ‘governing in the national interest’? What happened to ‘ dealing with the deficit is the highest priority of this government’?

    Narrow political interest at work, here.

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    • 54
      SP4BS says:

      I do see what you mean, but I don’t really see MP’s spending more time talking about it would sort it out.

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      • 64
        Engineer says:

        I don’t want them to talk about it, I want them to act, and in the country’s interest. Cut public spending and taxes, roll back the dead hand of government, tell the EU where to get off, and let ordinary people get on with building businesses. That’ll do for a start.

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      Tomorrow's Chip Wrapper says:

      The Deficit left by Labour coupled with the Euro-Crisis fall-outis just too big for ANY party to deal with politically as Labour will find out if they ever get back into government…I suspect that the Tory Party would quite like to hand the problem back to Miliband

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    • 68
      SP4BS says:

      Political scrapbook:
      ” Louise Mensch — supposedly the MP for Corby”

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      • 77
        Anonymous says:

        But surely really The Girl for Herself.

        Presumable Corby can rest assured that nothing could be worse.

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    • 75
      Anonymous says:

      Yeah. Not like those fucking Tories!

      ha ha h ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ah ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha

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  28. 57
    Vince Cable's rucksack says:

    Here we go, according to Wikipedia – “the Coalition Agreement included a promise to establish a committee to bring forward proposals for a wholly or mainly elected upper chamber on the basis of proportional representation”.

    Where is there a deal in that, that the Tories have reneged on?

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    • 84
      Cassandrina says:

      Lord reform was a major issue to the Lib Dems but a minor issue to the Conservatives and this is on record. So what Clegg stated today is less than a half truth and he should be pilloried by the media over this.
      What they both should be advocating is House of Commons reform which the public is much more in favour of.
      The problem is that both parties in the coalition; but especially the Lib Dems; have found correcting the economy while trying to remain in office for and after the next election a very difficult thing to do.
      Clegg appears to be the only leader the LibDems have, but he is operating out of his depth, and may be willing to go if pushed. Meanwhile Hughes and Cable (God help us) are both waiting in the wings with daggers drawn.

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  29. 67
    Universal Hiss says:

    That Clegg Is a Muppet,at the top of the page is funny.

    He’s made himself even more of a laughing stock. Well done Cleggie.You’ve done the country a great service this afternoon.

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  30. 82
    keredybretsa says:

    Coalition Government is not a good form of Government. Two partners each fighting for themselves, too busy with in-fighting to really govern. Call this a government…I call it a liberty.

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  31. 83
    Mark Wouters says:

    Hello,
    Well here we have it ,yet another Fascist establishment Set-up to screw the poor and aid the criminals in authority get their own fascist way yet again as was with Thatcher and co,”when will the fascist establishment get the Message that their time is up”

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    • 85
      Cassandrina says:

      Mark Wouters,
      When I read a ridiculously ignorant post like yours I fear that our country has reached the depths if there are very many more “educated” such as yourself.
      Where were you in the last 15 years I wonder. Not on this planet, or if so then living in a stasi run state perhaps. Probably a nice middle class upbringing, possibly majored in history or social science, but venting your spleen due to life not giving you what you believe you deserve?

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  32. 86
    Laughing hangman says:

    Clegg really only deserves one course of action, to be strung up with piano wire from the rafters of his conference venue. His first loyalty is to the EUSSR and its apparatchiks. His attempt to bounce the country on AV and then Lords reform as a dream of the the scum cabal in Brussels. That way they have a system of control that the public cannot break without a revolution, now there’s an idea.

    Cleggy boy cannot like other people in the corrupt EUSSR have to follow the rules from them, publicise and support them to the exclusion of loyalty to the UK or they forfeit the pension. As people like him and Huhne, soon to be hopefully, prisoner at the bar should be charged with Treason and Acts Inimical to the State, they in particular took an Oath when becoming Privey Councillors.

    HANG HIM AND HIS ILK, for the good of the country and to encourage to rest, I’ll happy do the job of finishing him off.

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  33. 87
    John says:

    Poncy private education, never had a real job in his life, the jobs he has had rammed his face so up the EU’s backside that you can’t even see the soles of his feet, and married to a multi millionaire.

    You would be hard pressed to find someone with less personal affinity and empathy with your average british working person if you tried.

    The sooner we put this self centred fuckwit on the dole queue the better.

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    • 90
      HenryV says:

      I agree. But thing is the likes of him will never see the inside of a Job Centre as a customer. If he was never to have a “job” again his standard of living will be far beyond that of the average Brit. That’s why he is insidious. His decisions on how the UK should be run don’t affect him. The man on the street doesn’t vote for Parliament, doesn’t know an act from bill, and only dislikes the Lords because it vaguely smacks of privilege and the upper classes; he would be probably unaware that many are appointees and not hereditary. We don’t care about the Lords, it is the EU we want sorting.

      You can bet he and his wife won’t be retiring to the EU paradise that is her homeland soon………..

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