ATTEMPTS by the Liberal Democrats to outline their agenda have been aggressively shushed as soon as they began.“Plea-“
Treasury secretary Danny Alexander, speaking on Radio 4s Today, said Rai- before interviewer John Humphrys interrupted to introduce an item about falling heron numbers.
A BBC spokesman said: In the next six months the Liberal Democrats will present themselves as a viable party of government which, for so many reasons, is untrue.
Legally we’re on sticky ground if we actually ban them, so theyre allowed on but not allowed to say whole words. Apart from if, and or but, and to be honest were unhappy about that loophole.
The policy, which has been adopted by all media outlets, is considered to be pre-approved by the public who have been using it on doorsteps and while watching TV since 2012.
Wayne Hayes of Warrington said: The Lib Dems had one idea, we had a referendum on it, they lost.
Listening to them further would be like investigating the back catalogue of Joe Dolce; a waste of everybodys time, not least theirs.
Leading Liberal Democrats, asked for comment on the policy, variously said Wha-, I, We-, and Boll-.
Those constituencies that return Lib Dem MPs anyway, like Brecon and Radnorshire, are expected to continue to do so without anyone ever understanding why.