All in all, however, the Lib Dems are lucky in their candidates; and partly as a result, the party is picking up in the polls. They are luckier still in their acting leader. Mr Cable—who coined the single best line of Gordon Brown's premiership this week when he pointed out that the prime minister had metamorphosed from being Stalin to Mr Bean—is having a very good war.
Thursday, November 29, 2007
The Economist on the Lib Dem leadership contest
It is a balanced piece, as you would expect, and the conclusion is cheering: