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DID THE LIBDEM MINISTER ACTUALLY SAY IT? TEA PARTY TORIES? YES HE DID!

A leading LibDem PM who is a minister in the Coalition government, Energy Secretary Chris Huhne, suggested that euroskeptic Tories have been infected with the “tea party tendency” and may even mention (gasp!) Sarah Palin!  (At least President Palin wouldn’t have taken over the healthcare system, attacked Libya, sicced the NLRB on business, engaged in class warfare, asked Israel to consider its pre-1967 borders, etc.  And she’s the stupid one?)  All this rhetorical firepower in scheduled in a speech to be given (may already by now be given) to the LibDem party conference:

Conservative right-wingers will today be branded the “Tea Party tendency” by Chris Huhne, the Energy Secretary, in his keynote speech to the Liberal Democrat conference.

In another sign that the Lib Dems are distancing themselves from their coalition partners, Mr Huhne will criticise the Tory MPs who are calling for Britain to exploit the eurozone crisis by grabbing back some powers from Brussels. His decision to bracket them with such right-wing American Republicans as Sarah Palin is likely to upset some Conservatives.

This is the attack of the EU elites through their British accomplices on those who dare stand for liberty and sovereignty.  But it might backfire on them:  Polls show most Britons do want looser ties with the EU and many want to vote on that issue.  What PM Cameron should do is call for the EU referendum, try to pass it, if it fails in Parliament, dissolve the Coalition, call a snap election and use the EU referendum to rally for a majority in Parliament.  Is the Prime Minister able to do it?  Yes.  Will he do it?  Probably not, unless he decides it will help his political career.  Always remember, the British people have choices:  UKIP

About Elwood Sanders

Elwood "Sandy" Sanders is a Hanover attorney who is an Appellate Procedure Consultant for Lantagne Legal Printing and has written ten scholarly legal articles. Sandy was also Virginia's first Appellate Defender and also helped bring curling in VA! (None of these titles imply any endorsement of Sanders’ views)

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Nothing is more conservative than a republican wanting to get their majority back. And nothing is more liberal than a republican WITH a majority.

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