.flux wrote: It's really weird not having any say in a country I've lived, worked and paid taxes in for a decade.
Hiking Fox wrote:will David Cameron fire people up
Will Boris Johnson fire people up, or are those grassroots activism days gone for good?
Gelert wrote:As much as I'd prefer the tories not to be in charge, I'm not sure what the point of an election is if the parties that came second and third, both losing seats badly get to run the country.
Talyn wrote:If you look at votes, instead of seats: Conservatives have 10.5mil, Labour and Lib Dem combined have 15mil. The whole concept of seats in this country is flawed, when each one contains a different amount of voters.
And based on the same logic, the tories only received 35% of the votes. How exactly does that make them first?
Gelert wrote:Because the "others" got 29% and 23% respectively?
Gelert wrote:There's also not a massive variation in the population per seat either, excepting an over-representation from Wales. You can see the value of the seat system often in how delineated and consistent the areas voting different colours are.
muchluv wrote:When I grow up I want to be Gelert.
thestoatyone wrote: They can do anything and you don't can't vote them out for another 4/5 years. If you don't like that, petition the government for electoral reform. Simple.
Hiking Fox wrote:BTW, I'm told that when Cameron speaks, he sounds exactly like Baldrick off Blackadder trying to explain a "cunning plan". Can anyone confirm this?
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