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Old 2nd Nov 2017, 15:05
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Originally Posted by Metro man View Post
Any western leader with a result as marginal as that, 198 - 177 in his favour would feel compelled to resign as he should have an overwhelming majority.
"Any" western leader? This only applies to nations with a parliamentary form of government. In the US with a very different form of government, a small win is sufficient and indeed one can lose the "popular vote" and still be president.
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