- s narrow-minded about cherished opinions
- Democracy is no cure-all, but the record suggests that liberal, representative regimes are less likely to sponsor terrorism or wage aggressive wars than their more illiberal .
- How could he help dissenting, he asked, when the Supreme Court rendered such illiberal decisions? "There is nothing," he protested, "that I more deprecate than the use of the .
- So long as it ensures genuinely equal standards for all, a liberal nation has no obligation to extend its liberalism to condone the most illiberal practices.
- Nigel Farage in Halifax Evening Courier
Ukip leader and MEP Nigel Farage said: "Not content with devastating the pub trade with the illiberal and ill-informed smoking ban these autocratic busybodies now want to make smokers stand in the cold and the rain."
- Chris Huhne in BBC News
This is another nail in the coffin for the government's illiberal ID cards policy, which will soon be so voluntary that only Home Office mandarins seeking promotion will have them,Mr Huhne added. "These expensive and intrusive plans should...
- Nick Clegg in Bloomberg
The Liberal Democrats have consistently opposed this unnecessary and illiberal proposal which poses a threat so serious to British liberties that it transcends party politics,Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg said. "We will not stand a...