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Old 02-19-2019, 11:52 AM
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Originally Posted by Quartz View Post
The result of the first has yet to be implemented. Should the US have another presidential election just because Trump won (okay, poor example ) Should the UK have another general election just because?
You have a system in which the Government has broad discretion to call for an election when they please, but for some reason calling for a vote when a major policy initiative is at an impasse is foul play? Explain that one to me.

I recognize that there's quite a few people in Britain who think that a second referendum is unseemly. I quite simply do not understand this point of view. To my ears, it strikes me similarly to someone arguing, "The country already voted for Trump in 2016... and now you want to vote again in 2020? The people have spoken!!!"