Indeed, I agree that they've clearly been pro-EU for years. I just thought it funny that his only objection to it being deemed as jumping on the bandwagon was that it was popular - the entire point of doing so.WillPS wrote:Jumping on a bandwagon implies a change of views to suit the mood of the moment. On the contrary, this is completely consistent with the party that described itself at the last EP elections as "the party of in". There is no hypocrisy here.bilky asko wrote:Lib Dem diehards I have on Facebook are getting really offended by the suggestion that they're jumping on a bandwagon. Apparently it doesn't count if it's a popular bandwagon...james2001 wrote:And now the Lib Dems are saying they're going to campaign on reversing the decision! http://www.theguardian.com/politics/201 ... ign=buffer
The Lib Dems will do well as a result of this. Unlike the other parties, there is almost no appetite for Leave among their potential voters.
The more I think about it, the more I consider it to be a very shrewd move from the Lib Dems. It'd be very hard for them to do worse than they are now, so capitalising on a strong mood is probably the only move they can make to regain some MPs