‘Shrinking Man’ attack on Clegg

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Labour attempted to win over voters by ridiculing Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg in a party election broadcast spoofing classic sci-fi film The Incredible Shrinking Man.

In 1950s B-movie style, the campaign film depicts an increasingly cowed Liberal Democrat leader becoming smaller and smaller as he ditches his pledge on tuition fees and agrees to Tory demands on a raft of policy areas.

It brands him the “Un-credible Shrinking Man” and by the end of the three minute 40 second video Mr Clegg is so tiny he is left naked and cowering behind a Lib Dem rosette while the bullying David Cameron character bribes him to fall in line with “choccie biccie” crumbs.

Lib Dem party president Tim Farron branded the film a “petty attack”.