Wednesday, August 24, 2016

After the Referendum

Yougov asked people whether the result of the EU referendum should be respected. The results suggest that a more than half of the 48% who voted Remain nevertheless think that the majority vote should be respected and Britain should leave (which does not mean that the government has a duty to implement every half-baked idea from the fringes of the Brexit movement.)


Owen Smith and Tim Farron please take note.

3 comments:

Jim said...

Hmmm, ignoring the result of referendums, and carrying out second referendums to overturn the results. I cant think of any government anywhere that would do that can you?

Jim said...

Its odd isnt it, for years we faught for a referendum on this issue.

in the end we got one that was so heavily rigged against "leave" it was unreal, Then we had the worst possible "leave" campaign in the run up to it. and still, still we won it.

I am glad most people can see that, and my hat goes off to the "remain" voters who can. Thats that then.

Chris Whiteside said...

That's the point - Either you believe in democracy or you don't, and if you do then you cannot just take votes again if you don't like the result.