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What's the difference?

November 28, 2014 3:08 PM
By Cllr John Marriott - Lincoln, Sleaford and North Hykeham
Originally published by East Midlands Liberal Democrats

John MarriottWhat's the difference between pledging to abolish tuition fees and pledging to reduce immigration figures?

Nothing really, except that, if you are Nick Clegg, the electorate throws the book at you, whilst, if you are David Cameron, nobody seems to bother very much.

The lesson?

Don't promise what you can't deliver, especially if you are a Liberal Democrat. If you're a Tory, promise what you like. You'll probably get away with it!