It has recently discovered that the Lib Dems, trapped underground and feared to be dead, are infact alive and well.
Nick Cleggs furious digging since the election has backfired spectacuarly when a colapse in support caused a cave-in. He and his entire team are stuck in deep trouble, completely in the dark.
Some reckon that if they sit tight and wait for help they may just be forgotten, so Nick keeps digging. Although without a clear idea of where he's going it's hard to see that helping much.
The Chief mining expert at UK PLC is David Cameron, or David Cameron to his friends. He reckons it could take months to reach the rest of his cabinet, as they 'were plumbing new depths, even for Lib Dems'.
Part of the trouble at the mine is the increasingly worn out looking cable, who many reckon is past its best and may need replacing.
All in all it is doubtful that the Lib Dems will excape from the hellhole they now find themselves in before the next election. Not even AV can save them now.