From: Aidan Kehoe (kehoea at domain parhasard.net)
Date: Mon 01 Jul 2002 - 13:31:58 IST
Ar an 1u la de mi 7, scriobh Brian O'Donoghue :
> My difficulty with the entire concept of the EU is that to me it seems as if
> this Republic entered it under the pretences of 'equality' only to have a
> treaty imposed upon us, in a completely undemocratic way. Par example the
> last vote on Nice went against the treaty..... but it seems to be the case
> that in the democratic EU when our larger 'European partners' snap their
> fingers democracy can be prorouged until such time as democracy produces the
> result desired, sort of like buying a ford model-T in every shade of black.
I don't know that a bare majority of 34% of the enfranchised population
is *that* democratic, friend.
-- I'm not a pheasant plucker / I'm a pheasant plucker's son. I'm just a'plucking pheasants / 'Til the pheasant plucker comes.
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