Skip to comments.Miliband and Cameron get personal in TV debate row
Posted on 03/13/2015 3:56:43 PM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
Ed Miliband and David Cameron launched attacks on each other's character in angry Commons exchanges over televised election debates.
The Labour leader accused the PM of "chickening out" of a debate with him, saying: "Like all bullies, when the heat is really on he runs for cover."
Mr Cameron attacked Mr Miliband as "despicable and weak" for not ruling out a post-election deal with the SNP.
It came amid a fresh effort to break the TV debate deadlock.
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Mr Miliband said "Instead of these ridiculous tactics, why don't you show a bit more backbone and turn up for the head-to-head debate with me? Any time, anywhere, any place."
"We know you lost to the deputy prime minister last time - why don't you just cut out the feeble excuses and admit the truth: you are worried you might lose again?
Mr Cameron replied: "The truth is you are weak and despicable and want to crawl to power in Alex Salmond's pocket."
Now that’s a debate! Thanks Berlin_Freeper.
Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg: "I say to David Cameron: You can refuse to face the public, but you can't deny your record. You can try to chicken out of the debates, but don't ever again claim that you provide strong leadership."
Farage said: It was clear to us from the very first meeting that the intention of David Camerons team was to destroy the debates and try and stop them from happening at all.
Why? Firstly, back in 2010, he did come out worst in the debates, and they feared that happening again. Secondly, I think ... that David Cameron is pretty scared of confronting face to face some of the arguments that Ukip would have made.
Meanwhile, Miliband accused Cameron of cowering behind the Downing Street sofa.
Why am I not surprised at your interest in this socialist pillow fight?
The LabCon debate...Lab wants to spend, tax, support gays & muslims...Cons want to spend, tax support gays & muslims
Why am I not surprised at your interest in this socialist pillow fight? /lolWhy am I not surprised at your animosity towards a real election?
/ no lol
Now thats a debate! Thanks Berlin_Freeper.LoL! You are most welcome SunkenCiv! ;)
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