This recovery runs to a traditional Conservative narrative - harsh medicine applied by a single-minded Chancellor.
The risk for the Deputy PM is of looking desperate to stay in office at any price.
Home Office minister says the Attorney General would have to "reopen the inquest, which was absurdly curtailed".
Such was the force with which the Deputy PM delivered the Conservatives' attack lines that Peter Bone said he was "turning into a Tory".
The decision to base the bank in the Deputy PM's home city is the latest instance of government policy favouring the Lib Dems.
With the Tories his party's main electoral foe, Clegg is seeking to woo the One Nation voters alienated by the Conservatives' UKIP tendency.
It was left to EU Employment Commissioner Laszlo Andor to point out that "the British public has not been told all the truth".
Former defence minister Nick Harvey rightly points to the mass defection of Lib Dem voters to Labour as the key point in Miliband's favour.
The revival of the Tory-aligned National Liberal Party would offer a path into the Conservatives for Jeremy Browne and other right-leaning Lib Dems.
The Tory moderniser proposes reviving the National Liberal Party and standing joint candidates with the Conservatives.