Danny Alexander and former M&S boss Stuart Rose attacked Labour yesterday, but they used to insist that the top rate should remain in place.
In Gordon Brown's backyard, Labour won an 11.25% swing from the SNP, while the Lib Dems finished in fifth place behind UKIP.
From "Paddy Pantsdown", to Charles Kennedy, Mark Oaten, David Laws and Chris Huhne, the party has often been in the headlines for the wrong reasons.
The Rennard shambles risks undermining the graduation into a serious party of government.
Former party chief executive has his membership suspended in advance of a new investigation over his failure to apologise to Lib Dem women.
Of the Lib Dems' seven female MPs, five hold seats among the party's 12 most marginal.
Restoring the minimum wage to its pre-crash level is the perfect encapsulation of a "stronger economy, fairer society" policy.
A party source rejects the former chief executive's suggestion that he could resume his roles after being cleared of sexual harassing female party members.
To allow the Liberal Democrats to swap sides without incurring any penalty would offend the essential order of our democracy.
If the election results in another hung parliament, the party will side with whichever partner gives it the most liberal government.