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Issue No. 2201

“I’m fed up with you telling me what I think.”
Sky News’ Adam Boulton to Labour spin doctor Alastair Campbell

“I don’t care what you’re fed up with.”
Alastair Campbell to Adam Boulton

“You’re obviously upset that David Cameron is not prime minister.”
Alastair Campbell to Adam Boulton

“I’m not upset, you are.”
Adam Boulton replies

“Can you trust the Liberal Democrats? They are behaving like every harlot in history.”
Labour’s David Blunkett

“Ragtag motley crew of oddball backbenchers.”
The Sun turns its displeasure on the Lib Dems after they agree to talk to Labour

“It is often said of unpopular leaders that history will treat them kindly. People said that of Thatcher when she went.”
Jeremy Clarkson muses on Brown’s announcement to step down

“Clegg’s Lib Dems are a bunch of two faced shysters.”
The Sun’s Trevor Kavanagh

“The markets do not want a coalition between Labour and the Liberal Democrats because investors would fear they would not make fixing the deficit the big priority.”
Jim Leavis, head of fixed interest at M&G Investments, isn’t so keen on democracy

“Nightmare scenario.”
The bosses’ Financial Times newspaper describes the market’s opinion on a second general election in the coming months

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Tue 11 May 2010, 17:13 BST
Issue No. 2201
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