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Old 03.09.2018, 09:58
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Re: The Brexit referendum thread: potential consequences for GB, EU and the Brits in

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They don't. There was a vote on it, remember?
Less than a third of the people (about a third of all voters) voted for Brexit. Overwhelming.

By your reckoning, the British people want a Labour government (well maybe that's not so far off), as they voted on this in 2005, remember? So how come there's been a Conservative government ever since 2010? Oh yeah, the people were asked their opinion again and, would you believe it, with the passage of time and new information available, they changed their mind!

Extraordinary stuff. And you know what, if they change their mind again at the next general election, the government will change again. So what makes you think that the Brexit question is so special that democratic conventions shouldn't be applied to resolve it?
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