Why the switch from No to Yes? It’s the economy, stupid!
In this referendum, with the guarantees obtained, and the far more vigorous display from the Yes side, the twin excuses of ignorance and fear were far less valid
How, I wonder, will all those previously smug well heeled middleclass voters justify in their own minds the change from a No to a Yes vote on the Lisbon Treaty referendum.
I lost count of the number of them the last time who said they’d just decided to take a punt and vote No, mainly because they felt like giving the government a kick.
At the time it made me want to scream....
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