Nick Clegg’s statement of the bleeding obvious . . .

Quote of the day.

I don't think what the country wants is for us to become best mates.

Nick Clegg, speaking about his relationship with David Cameron, in the Independent on Sunday.

Mehdi Hasan is a contributing writer for the New Statesman and the co-author of Ed: The Milibands and the Making of a Labour Leader. He was the New Statesman's senior editor (politics) from 2009-12.

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The New Statesman Cover: The revenge of the left

A first look at this week's magazine.

22 - 28 September issue
The revenge of the left