The reason is simple: the Tories are doing what they said they would do; Dec's lot are doing what they said they wouldn't. They have sold out for the sake of power.
So I don't have much sympathy for Vince Cable as he told undercover Daily Torygraph journalists all about the "nuclear option" to bring down the government, and how he had "declared war on Murdoch".
What he was really doing, of course, was bragging.
He was boasting about the power he had to a couple of reporters who played him perfectly, giggling coquettishly at each of his statements. And because he is new to power, he couldn't resist showing off like a teenager on a first date. The really powerful, those who are brought up to be in power, don't boast about it; they exercise it.
Power corrupts some; others it makes stupid.
And that, unless something happens which really pisses me off, is it for this year. Tune in again on 01.01.11.
If you have been, thanks for reading. Happy Holidays.
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