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Peer Pressure

A Liberal Democrat peer/Said ‘Clegg is a loser, I fear/But if we were able/To ditch him for Cable/It might save our bacon next year’. ///http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-27604131 https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/471680975286841344

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Hancock Lives Up to His Name

A Lib Dem is under suspension/ For unwanted sexual attention/ The upstanding member/ Denies, let’s remember/ The case’s main bone of contention. ///http://order-order.com/2014/01/22/the-mike-hancock-report-that-the-libdems-hid/ https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/426301999361974272

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Lord Rennard of Feltham

A Liberal Democrat Lord/ Is adding to party discord/ And causing Nick worry/ By not saying sorry/ To those he’s alleged to have pawed. ///http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2014/jan/20/lord-rennard-row-regret-but-no-apology-lib-dem https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/425307655515566080 (NB apologies to those for whom lorrrrd does not rhyme with pawwwed. Here is … Continue reading

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Lord of Bawd

A Liberal Democrat peer/ Of prominent party career/ Made women distressed/ By being a pest/ But says he is now in the clear. ///http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2014/jan/15/lord-rennard-lib-dems-no-action-sex-pest-complaints https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/423554591234719744

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Honourable Member?

When Boris said Dave treated Nick/ As a shield so the dirt didn’t stick,/ The word prophylactic/ Describing the tactic/ Implies the PM is a dick. ///http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/politics/london-mayor-election/mayor-of-london/10555489/Nick-Clegg-is-David-Camerons-condom-Boris-Johnson-says.html https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/420940543259324416

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No Jam Tomorrow?

The Lib Dem MP Tessa Munt/Thinks low-sugar jam an affront/She harbours a grudge/Against foreign ‘sludge’/On which she’s surprisingly blunt./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-24738171 https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/395827519292600320    

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Anchor Man

Nick Clegg told Lib Dems “I’m an anchor/Tho there’s no political rancour/My vital position/In this coalition/Stops Cameron being a wanker”./// http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/politics/liberaldemocrats/10318317/Liberal-Democrats-an-anchor-holding-back-Tories-and-Labour-says-Nick-Clegg.html https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/380424463143026688 **Check out the Book News page for a list of links where you can buy There Was an Old … Continue reading

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Family Guy

The member for Worthing & Shoreham/ Has told a Conservative Forum/ That one may exclude/ MPs with no brood/ From family matters – ignore ‘em.   ///http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/politics/liberaldemocrats/10313013/Sarah-Teather-was-a-poor-families-minister-because-she-has-no-children-ex-Minister-suggests.html https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/379644447912239105

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Failure of Will

There was an old woman whose will/ Bequeathed the UK half a mil/ Which Con and Lib Dem/ Decided meant them/ But now they’ve been given the bill. ///http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2013/aug/14/lib-dems-tories-bequest-joan-edwards https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/367666131244687360

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Marital Perversion of Justice

There was an old husband & wife/ Both humbled by marital strife/ Expressing repentance/ Each landed a sentence/ Of 8 months in prison (not life). ///http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/crime/chris-huhne-and-vicky-pryce-both-jailed-for-eight-months-for-perverting-course-of-justice-in-speeding-points-scam-8529546.html There was an old husband & wife/Both humbled by marital strife/Expressing repentance/Each landed a … Continue reading

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