One day, a yellow scorpion was walking along a river bank, wondering how to get to the other side.
All of a sudden the yellow scorpion saw a toad.
He asked the toad to take him on his back across the river.
The toad said, “No, If I do that, you'll sting me and I will drown.”
The scorpion assured the toad, “If I was to sting you, we would both drown.”
The toad thought about it and finally agreed and the yellow scorpion climbed up on the toads back. The toad began to swim... but.... halfway across the river, the yellow scorpion stung the toad.
As the poison filled his veins, the toad turned to the scorpion and said, “Why did you do that? You know that we will both drown.”
“I couldn't help it,” said the yellow scorpion. “It is my nature.” I am a Liberal Democrat and that's what us Liberal Democrats do.