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why oh why must . . .

everybody have a blog?

not the only one

In fact it would seem that I'm not the only one who gets told they're a Liberal Democrat.

The stats say:
The figures for the first 10 days of activity on the new site show that only 11% of respondents are aligned with Labour, 16% with the Tories, while 36% are natural Lib Dem supporters. The rest are told that their political views makes them obvious Green (20%) or Ukip (17%) voters.

The results jarred with the majority of respondents' expectations. Site users had thought they would be told to vote Labour (25%), Conservative (26%), Lib Dem (29%), Ukip (4%), or Green (3%), respectively.

In fact John O'Farrell, author of the very funny "Things Can Only Get Better: Eighteen Miserable Years in the Life of a Labour Supporter, 1979-1997", amongst other things, was given the same conclusion, much to his amusement:

Suddenly the door opens and a shocked wife is standing there in her dressing gown. "What's that you have accessed? 'You are a Liberal Democrat' - urgh, that is disgusting! How could you sink so low?"

"Darling, it just popped up on the screen! Honestly, all I did was tick the box saying I was in favour of higher taxes and banning smoking in public ... "


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