“Not clear what the Liberal Democrats stand for”

Lib Dem Watch draws Guido’s attention to a poll for ITV’s Jonathan Dimbleby programme asking people what they thought about the party.

Which of these statements comes closest to your view about the Liberal Democrats?

  • I have a clear idea of what the Liberal Democrats stand for, and I broadly approve of their outlook (25%)
  • I have a clear idea of what the Liberal Democrats stand for, but do not approve of their outlook (14%)
  • I am not clear what the Liberal Democrats stand for (52%)
  • Don’t Know (8%)

Frankly Guido is surprised that a quarter of respondents know what they stand for. I thought the Lib Dems stood for whatever they think you want to hear?




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