Originally posted 11th May 2010
Once upon a time:
There were two parties.
The Liberal Party
The SDP were formed by four disgruntled members of the Labour Party.
“Come and join us in a spirit of cooperation!” said the Liberal Party. And they did. They called themselves the
or if you prefer, the
They became for a while the Social and Liberal Democrats, which was soon shortened to
In the end therefore it wasn’t really a merger at all. It was a takeover and after a while everyone forgot about the SDP.
Some years later the Conservative party said to the Liberal Democrats “Come and join us in a spirit of cooperation!”
Lights out Nick, you’ve had a busy day. Night night.