By continuing in the valiant defense of the EU, by espousing the ideals of millions of voters who desperately seek a political force prepared to fight for what they believe in, the Lib Dems have the opportunity to demonstrate the broader value of their brand of social democracy. Get it right, and the much-vaunted "Lib Dem fightback" could be here to stay.
This Budget Hits the Working Poor, the Disadvantaged Young, and the Public Sector, All While Helping the Very Wealthiest
If you have any lingering doubts about the difference the Liberal Democrats made in government over the last five years, the Budget policies announced by George Osborne this afternoon should dispel them. Just look at the choices Osborne makes without Nick Clegg and Danny Alexander to push him in another direction. At a time when 6.6million people in working families live in poverty, he's hitting some of the poorest and most vulnerable - and, incidentally, hardest-working - families by freezing working-age benefits, which amounts to a real terms cut of 11% over four years.
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