Monday, June 16, 2008

You are Stupid and we Know it - Democracy

Via the Devil's Kitchen we get this sublime comment on us stupid proles from the Romanians.

Referenda and Democracy
The EU has now accumulated significant (bad) experiences with referenda. It was very delicately yet effectively communicated by the Romanian social-democrat MEPs: “The referendum in Ireland has demonstrated that direct democracy (by way of referendum) cannot ensure the progress of the European process. The security, liberty and prosperity of hundreds of millions of European citizens ask for complex leadership actions, which cannot be appreciated by heterogeneous populations, from the point of view of the information level and the education one.European integration is a process that must be conducted politically by the elected representatives of the European citizens.

It's good to see that our elected representative place such high value on the general public. I assume the non-PC version of this is

F***** thick Micks think they can hold us to ransom, well b***** them
The Devil's Kitchen: MEPs: You're Too Stupid To Vote

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