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There are cases when grimly it's your least worst option. There are times when there's a party of the left that is incapable of governing in an area, and there are certainly times when it's a case of working with one party you don't like to avoid a coalition of all the parties you don't like.
My county's only centre-left administration in the last 2 decades was reliant on hard-right councillors voting to prop it up. Not fun - but would a hard-right + Conservative council have been better?