Boris “Outs” himself as a fan of electoral reform – or is he just a massive hypocrite?

So it seems that Boris will be the figurehead of the Out campaign. Today he writes in the Telegraph that:

That is what we mean by loss of sovereignty – the inability of people to kick out, at elections, the men and women who control their lives. We are seeing an alienation of the people from the power they should hold, and I am sure this is contributing to the sense of disengagement, the apathy, the view that politicians are “all the same” and can change nothing, and to the rise of extremist parties.

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I love this new Boris with his passionate concern for citizens, his belief in democracy, his frustration on our behalf at our inability to kick out our rulers. I have every confidence in him that he will carry on from here to crusade for electoral reform and rid us of the wicked First Past The Post system which disenfranchises the vast majority of British voters. Good for you Boris!

 

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I mean, he must mean FPTP, right? He surely can’t mean the EU…

 

3 thoughts on “Boris “Outs” himself as a fan of electoral reform – or is he just a massive hypocrite?

  1. Jo Fry

    It’s not even clever or astute politics. The one thing that people are looking for in politicians right now is a sense of authenticity, a sense that they genuinely believe in something. This cynical flip-flopping is impressing nobody, certainly not the core Tory voters.

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