If, as a nation, we really cared about higher education, we’d find the money. If the Lib Dems cared half as much as they claimed, they’d welcome this movement. Instead, Nick Clegg wants the students to go home.
What did he get for compromising so many of his party’s principles? A referendum on a type of electoral reform that it never advocated. He should have held out for full PR or made the Tories govern as a minority. The political will was with him then. But he didn’t sense it and he took the important-sounding job. He’ll always be able to say he was once deputy prime minister. But the question he leaves unanswered is: “Why would anyone ever vote for the Liberal Democrats again?”
Alt nees ee groussaartegen Artikel vum genialen David Mitchell am Guardian vun haut. Onbedéngt liesen!