What is it about betrayal that makes it such a potent source of drama? From cheating husbands on EastEnders, to double-crossing action movie bad guys, to the shouts of Everton fans when Wayne Rooney is on the pitch - betrayal is the stuff that stories are made of. It prompts a curious passion. It's for these entirely emotional reasons that the Liberal Democrats have become the most absurd Army of Darkness in political history and Nick Clegg is the new national bogeyman.
Many people who are angry about spending cuts seem to have had a particularly satisfying night, constantly tweeting their delight at ever-worse Lib Dem local election results. They should ask themselves exactly what this morbid fascination with the Lib Dems has brought them. The Conservatives have actually increased the number of councils they control while the Lib Dems plunge new depths.
Some anger is understandable. Lib Dem support for the Conservatives meant that an economic plan was implemented which not only didRead More »from Time to end the misguided attack on the Lib Dems