“It's a very dangerous step towards the doctrine that the people's will must alway prevail. This is the doctrine always favored by Hitler, Mussolini and Stalin – and by Erdogan at present. It is a denial of the essence of democracy which we have supported with great effect in this country and no we are abandoning it. My Lords, we are the guardians of parliamentary democracy, and we are right in htis. We are the democrats. We are right to support the democratic cause”.
Aldus de liberale Tyrannosaurus Rex Lord Dick Taverne tijdens het laatste debat over de Brexit in het Britse Hogerhuis. Die houdt zeker niet van referendums of andere bestuurlijke bevliegingen. Maar ja, die man is 88. Stay tuned.
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