“Dictatorship”, “declaration of war” : Politicians react to Johnson plan to close UK Parliament - commentaires “Dictatorship”, “declaration of war” : Politicians react to Johnson plan to close UK Parliament 2019-08-28T16:26:56Z https://www.taurillon.org/dictatorship-declaration-of-war-politicians-react-to-johnson-plan-to-close#comment23454 2019-08-28T16:26:56Z <p>Shame you no longer allow public comment.</p> <p>But a person could point out that a clear majority when presented with a simple choice of remain or leave the EU voted to leave.</p> <p>83% of MPs were elected in 2017 on manifestos supporting leave the EU.</p> <p>A vast majority of MPs voted for Article 50 (which implicitly means potentially leaving the EU without a deal).</p> <p>A proportion of MPs have been trying to prevent Brexit regardless of the votes that have taken.</p> <p>It seems to me that Remain MPs have long since given up caring about the public vote or their manifesto pledges. The question is « If a representative democracy actively stops representing it's constituents, is it still a democracy ? »</p> <p>Anyway, we can both be assured that in your own contribution to democracy you can refuse to post (or indeed any) comment.</p>