Dawkins said that instead of demanding a two-thirds majority vote, or a second vote after a “cooling off period,” or allowing parliament time to debate the issues in detail with input from experts, David Cameron “ran scared of Ukip”.
He handed over this massively important decision to a simple majority of ill-informed voters.
The fleeting opinion, on just one day, of a slender majority of an ignorant and misled public is now touted as the sacred and unchangeable word of “the British people”.
Not just for the next five years, as in an ordinary election, but long after we are no longer around to reap the consequences.
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“We are monotonously told: ‘The British people have spoken.’
"No they haven’t!” – @RichardDawkins with our latest… https://t.co/qmPMesUfFk