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The very act of voting makes me feel disenfranchised - Her Most Regal Majesty, the Queen of Snark
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The very act of voting makes me feel disenfranchised
This year, I took the coward's way out. I didn't really have time to look at manifestos properly, so I just voted the same way I always vote, despite having no real faith in the ability of the party to govern, or that we shared much in the way of common ground. All that can really be said for them is that they're a lot less hateful than the others.

The interesting Political Compass website tells me that in terms of political spectra, I occupy much the same territory as the Green party. Now I have very little time for any political movement that embraces that total arse Peter Tatchell, but I thought I'd check out their website. Sure enough their manefesto is full of the kind of impractical knee-jerk, feelgood socialism that I last observed practised by Plaid Cymru when I was living in Wales. I guess this confirms my intuition that putting my political beliefs on any kind of axis is an exercise pretty much doomed to failure.

I wonder if my so far unbroken record of never having voted for a candidate who then attained office will continue. (Euro elections don't count for the purpose of this statistic, since PR means that my vote always counts for something.)
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