Clegg declared clear winner in Leaders' Debate

April 16, 2010 5:12 PM
Nick Clegg MP

Nick Clegg

Liberal Democrat, Nick Clegg has been declared the clear winner by the media in the first national live televised Leaders' Debate.

The Guardian even went further saying that a poll carried out on its behalf put Nick in contention as "potential Prime Minister."

Journalists, including those on the Daily Mail, backed the public's view of Nick saying that he "seized the moment" and "smashed through the two party system".

Here are a few of the reviews of Nick's moment of glory in front of almost 10 million viewers.

Guardian: "Nick Clegg has surged into contention as a potential prime minister.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/politics/2010/apr/16/nick-clegg-guardian-icm-poll-pm

Daily Mail: "Clear speaking Lib Dem leader emerged as the clear victor."

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/election/article-1266285/Leaders-debate-Historic-Brown-Cameron-Clegg-lock-horns.html

Channel 4 News: "Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg victorious in first

leaders debate."

http://www.channel4.com/news/articles/politics/domestic_politics/poll+shows+liberal+democrat+leader+nick+clegg+victorious+in+first+leaders+debate/3614687

Times Online: "Nick Clegg seizes his moment in historic TV debate"

http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/politics/article7099159.ece

Michael Crick, Newsnight: "A decisive result [for Clegg]"

Independent: "Clegg smashes through two-party system."

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/clegg-smashes-through-twoparty-system-1946273.html

BBC News online: "Election debate praise for Clegg from Brown and Cameron."

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk_politics/election_2010/8624317.stm

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