If Clegg really wants to be a leader, he must at some point stop uttering the banal and populist platitudes so beloved of the PPFKATLD and get on with the job of leading. It would be absurd if he believed a particular law should be repealed but chose not to argue for that in Cabinet just because it hadn’t come top in a vote by the public. Similarly, if he wants to retain a law, make the case, don’t hide behind a superficial popularity vote.
Right, Tom. So what you're saying is that because you're elected, you can and should ignore the voice of the people? Because you're elected?