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Voters of Newark, what were you thinking?

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One of the reasons I am not a democrat in the classical interpretation of the term.

There will, in a democracy always be those too stupid to be trusted with a vote, those few who will usurp the freedom and power this democracy grants them to the detriment of the majority and their own greedy ends, those who will twist this freedom into an excuse for control of the masses and there will always those who can’t be bothered and thus allow by default this appropriation of democracy.

I do not care for the baggage that goes with this illusory freedom this ‘democracy’ offers us.

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The result: The Tory who won is so unremarkable that I've forgotten his name. More interesting is the chap in the big hat behind him; at first I thought he was the Monster Raving Loony candidate, but it seems more likely he's one of the voters. The result: The Tory who won is so unremarkable that I’ve forgotten his name. More interesting is the chap in the big hat behind him; at first I thought he was the Monster Raving Loony candidate, but it seems more likely he’s one of the voters.

One has to ask what is wrong with the people of a Parliamentary constituency when, after four years of a desperately inept and corrupt Conservative-led government, they decide to elect another Tory as their representative in a by-election.

Which of the government’s policies clinched it for you, Newark? Was it the brutality inflicted on people who are out of work – particularly those with long-term illnesses and disabilities? Does the fact that people are being driven to suicide at an almost-hourly rate turn you on?

Was it the determination to push your wages down in order to inflate bosses’ and shareholders’ salaries, forcing a…

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Written by Smiling Carcass

07/06/2014 at 12:32 PM

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