The Shield of Sanctimony, Ctd

The Telegraph

Normally it is the Greens shielded by sanctimony, however it appears the Liberal Democrats in the Uk also havea shield of sanctimony

And sure enough, he has also announced that he will punish Tory backbenchers for their opposition to the plan by ordering his own MPs to vote against the proposed parliamentary boundary changes which, it is generally thought, would broadly favour the Conservative Party. Adopting the high moral tone that comes so naturally, he has just said that he would not allow Parliament “to be manipulated in this way”. By that he means he was unable to persuade MPs of the worth of his reform plans, hardly surprising given that even most senior Liberal Democrat peers thought them an utter shambles.


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