Ian (lovingboth) wrote,

This is why I like being in Paris on election night


The ten reasons article in the Guardian is very plausible, even if it is not hard enough on Labour 'we don't care if we lose unfair elections, so long as we win some' dinosaurs.

Was it Kinnock or Blair who said Labour should remember the day after the Tories won well on a minority vote and go 'never again'? Possibly Blair, who promised a referendum only to ignore the Jenkins report.

The eleventh reason is the failure to do the sensible thing: introduce it for local elections and only have a referendum on Westminster voting after people see that it works.

This entry was originally posted at http://lovingboth.dreamwidth.org/425926.html, because despite having a permanent account, I have had enough of LJ's current owners trying to be evil. Please comment there using OpenID - have and if you have an LJ account, you can use it for your OpenID account. Or just join Dreamwidth! It only took a couple of minutes to copy all my entries here to there.

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