Toby wrote:Perhaps we should be taking a leaf out of Switzerland's book, where I believe they have referendums on lots of topics all the time. But then it's a small country etc etc.
See, the choice between letting the people decide and letting the government decide you might think is a clear one. Except that the people have fucked up time and time again when they've been asked what they think.
Whatever you might think of politicians in general, I think on matters like European integration, devolution of power and immigration they might be more likely to make decisions that benefit the population than you think.