Ghost of Paddy Haunts Jo Swinson’s Speech

Lib Dem leader Jo Swinson lent on the memory of Paddy Ashdown in her keynote speech this afternoon. Swinson mourned “I wish he could see our party now.” Guido is happy to provide some words of wisdom from the former leader…

Gove: Listen to the Liberal Elite

Michael Gove tells the House to listen to the liberal elite, recalling that on referendum night we were told:

“I will forgive no one who does not respect the sovereign voice of the British people once it has spoken. Whether it is a majority of 1% of 20%, when the British people have spoken you do what they command. Either you believe in democracy or you do not.”

The words of chief liberal elitist Paddy Ashdown. Boris loved it!

Vid via @liarpoliticians

Paddy Ashdown on Brexit

Paddy Ashdown apparently thinks this is an argument to Remain:

“Brexit means opening the door to cheap food world-wide.”

LibDems Troll Shapps

The LibDem press office are having a laugh:


Paddy Ashdown Says “Bastards” 7 Times in 4 Minutes on BBC News

Via @liarpoliticians

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Quote of the Day

Expelled Tory MP, Richard Benyon, on the short three-day Programme Motion for the Withdrawal Agreement Bill:

“Whether you had three days, three weeks or three months debating this, you would not hear one original argument that we hadn’t otherwise heard in this process…”


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