Berger joins the Liberal Democrats. Well she couldn’t go back to Labour, could she?

Berger: Is this is cynical attempt to retain her Commons seat in the forthcoming election?

Luciana Berger has joined the Liberal Democrats, announcing it in a tweet that is, frankly, ludicrous:

None of these claims are believable, especially considering the fact that the Liberal Democrats spent five years fighting against equality and fairness and supporting austerity, division and persecution of the poor and vulnerable.

Lib Dem leader Jo Swinson’s antipathy toward Jeremy Corbyn and his Labour Party shows that her organisation remains opposed to equality and fairness.

Ms Berger is currently the MP for Liverpool Wavertree, a staunchly Labour constituency. As a member of Change UK (or whatever that group of independents is currently called), she had practically no chance of retaining that seat.

It seems likely that her move is the result of a calculation that she might stand a better chance of retaining the seat if she identifies with a better-known political party – the Liberal Democrats being the obvious choice.

Will voters see through this apparently cynical behaviour? With a general election on the way soon, we won’t have to wait long to find out.

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4 thoughts on “Berger joins the Liberal Democrats. Well she couldn’t go back to Labour, could she?

  1. Zippi

    They’re welcome to her but I don’t see how that Party can call themselves democrats, anymore. The Illiberal Hypocrites?

  2. Julia Gallacher

    Good riddance – she has caused the Labour Party a huge amount of grief….wonder what mayhem she will cause for the LibDems?

  3. Doug Hepburn

    It’s the ideal place for her. As the Tories pace towards the far right increases. The LibDems are moving further to the right, in effect becoming a New Tory party. The self serving Swinson is a Tory no matter what she may claim, there is nothing Liberal about her. A look at some of those being welcomed into the Libdem fold shows how bad they really are.

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