Liberal Democrats have a long tradition of tarring opponents as the monolithic forces of hatred and prejudice while casting themselves as the enlightened proponents of peace, love and decency. And this election shows that tradition is alive and well.
You have to wonder what they would do, if they didn't have the mainstream press to help them pull it off.
(IMAGE: From the cartoon Day By Day, copyright 2008 by Chris Muir. Used without permission or shame.)