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May 11th, 2010


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02:43 pm - What now?
Have been unimpressed by the work so far of top journos like Nick Robinson. Can you do better?

Poll #1562892 Where will they jump?

Lib Dems will form an alliance with

Conservatives
13(86.7%)
Labour
1(6.7%)
Other
0(0.0%)
None
1(6.7%)


By the time I get this up it may all be over anyway.

ETA - well, Labour have just declared their side of negotiation is over (4pm). I wonder whether the new secretary of state for education will be Gove, Laws or possibly Ian Duncan-Smith.

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From:muuranker
Date:May 11th, 2010 07:50 pm (UTC)
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It all seems to be 'over' (but I am disapointed with journalists, too - they are all acting as if
a) whoever the Lib-Dems partner with now, will last until the next election/be long-term, and
b) that Lib-Dems plus whoever will equal a majority.

I am fantasizing about a universe in which Caroline Lucas posted to facebook: anyone want me for PM? And another in which the Queen appoints Stephen Fry as prime minister. And another where she declares a benign dicatorship, as they are much more cost-efficient, and we can't afford democracy at the moment.

Some days, I wonder why they let me have a vote. I blame being in a cold house, with no internet, and thus forced to listen to inane wittering by people who are _paid_ to know better.
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From:communicator
Date:May 11th, 2010 08:55 pm (UTC)
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I've been out all evening at the Trustee Board, and it's all happened now hasn't it? I think you are right that it will be a bumpy ride.
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From:kalypso_v
Date:May 12th, 2010 12:35 pm (UTC)
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Gove.

Feeling very low today, after yesterday's chink of light when rumours put Clarke and Cable in the Treasury instead of Ghastly George.
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From:communicator
Date:May 12th, 2010 01:06 pm (UTC)
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Last night I slept very badly, but today I feel a kind of reckless devil may care. Now it will all unfold.

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