“The mood of the country is that Mr Brown deserves to lose, but that Mr Cameron doesn’t deserve to win.”
The best summary of the present situation, in this election, from the mouth of Lord Paddy Ashdown, former leader of the Liberal Democrats.
We should remember that none of the parties have all of the answers and all of them have some good answers so….what the hell would be so wrong with a hung parliament?
In business, deals and compromise are the order of the day. We are experiencing this mess now because we have been living under one party governments, with huge majorities, who thought they were no longer accountable to the electorate, for the past thirty years.
The classic ‘God complex’
Legislation has been bulldozed through the Commons, with no meaningful debate and no thought to the consequences, or the long term cost to the nation.
Democracy is not just about voting parties into power, it is about how they handle the process of government once they are in power.
The lunatics have been running the asylum; now is the time to reign them all back in!
But, we should remember before we cast our vote, this basic concept of a democratic society: