In other words, the Conservative Party in Bromley chose someone THEY wanted, who had a local connection as the GLA member for the Bromley and Bexley, and who was not some empty-headed celebrity dumped on them by party HQ who could be assumed to act as a Cameron yes-man. Good for them, I'm glad their man won. He deserved it, ours with his nasty negative campaign did not.Do more Liberal Demcorats wish to speak out against the way their party fights by-elections? Will they stand up and push for decency in what is currently the real nasty party?
Monday, July 03, 2006
Another Lib Dem speaks out
Over on the newsgroup uk.politics.electoral, former Liberal Democrat councillor Matthew Huntbach (incidentally a lecturer here at Queen Mary, University of London), has spoken out about some of his parties' tactics in the recent by-election: