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Not Apathetic

Tell the world why you're not voting - don't let your silence go unheard

They're not voting because...

Tony Blair is a liar and a war criminal...

LABOUR:
Tony Blair is a liar and a war criminal - this can easily be established by less than half an hour's reading of the Geneva and Hague conventions.
Gordon Brown, with PPP/PFI et al, is guilty of the kind of off-book accounting that, were he to have been a director of Enron would see him in jail by now.

CONSERVATIVES:
A split party full of reactionary racist bigots, led by someone pandering to the lowest common denominator - viz:
The natural party of the mindless Sun/Sport reader and the Mail reader whose only concept of politics is whether a policy will affect their house price or mortgage.

LIBERALS:
Zero chance of being elected due to the high numbers of the above Sun/Sport/Mail tendency.
If they did get elected they'd spend the next three years trying to figure out how an actual government works.

I hope for three things:

1) A hung parliament where the Liberals can at least rein in the radical society-changing policies of the other two. Not to mention stop them trying to change other people's societies by bombing them back to the stone-age.
We don't need radical - we need boringly solid management of UK plc.

2) Such a historically low turnout that not even the sanctimonious twat Blair or the raving bigot Howard *dare* to claim they have a mandate from the people this time.

3) Blair becomes an ex-PM and at some point in the future goes on holiday to a country that has the balls to arrest him for his war crimes.

I'll eschew the usual "A pox on ..." curse in favour of my favourite (possibly apocriphal) Arabic curse:
"May the fleas from a thousand camels make their homes in their underwear."

written 7th Apr 2005

About Not Apathetic

NotApathetic was built so that people who are planning not to vote in the UK General Election on May 5th can tell the world why. We won't try to persuade you that voting is a good or a bad idea - we're just here to record and share your explanations. Whether ideological, practical or other, any reason will do.

A lot of users would like us to mention that if you spoil your ballot paper, it will be counted. So if you want to record a vote for "none of the above", you can.

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