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May. 6th, 2011

10:22 pm - Referendum results

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Date:May 7th, 2011 07:37 pm (UTC)
Among other reasons (e.g. people are dim, politicians lie, news at 11), there was at least one genuinely rational argument for voting no: a supporter of either Labour or the Tories may want the voting system to favour their party. Selfish and unfair, but entirely rational, and a potential motivator for a majority of the voting population, if last election's percentages are to be taken at face value.
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Date:May 8th, 2011 09:10 pm (UTC)
Hmm, yes, good point. If the Conservatives were funding the "No" campaign because it would work against them, it does make sense that their supporters wouldn't be keen on the idea either.
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