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Old 29th Jan 2019, 09:29
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Dutystude
 
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Originally Posted by Parapunter View Post
The mature view would be recognition that 52/48 is an insufficiently narrow margin on a poorly designed plebiscite to set the country on a radical new course, more so when you take into account electoral participation &. Sadly, we have seen irrational commitment to it in the face of empirical evidence of lasting damage, reputational impairment and a disregard of the wishes of just under half the electorate. People like me are here complaining daily because the mandate is illusory & worse, the future flowing from it is plainly appalling,
And who do you suppose would articulate this mature view? Would it be the same mature parliamentarians who voted overwhelmingly to call a referendum including the terms and the simple in/out vote and then went on to overwhelmingly vote to leave the EU?
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