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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...

I despair!

Blair is a grinning, egotistical, nutjob who works for Bush, not us. Howard is a man with no conscience and no memory. Both have no soul, no soaring belief in the power and the beauty of the individual. They pander to the worst in human nature, the dark and sour core within us, and they should be better than that. And why vote Lib Dem? They seem good now, but so did Labour in 1997. If we elect Charles K, he'll just go the same way! BNP? Scum. Greens? Hippies with no idea how to run a country. I despair!

written 19th Apr 2005


Adam replies: Maybe you could give the Liberal Democrats a chance - you don't know they'll go the same way. Their politicians and members are careful to be spin-free and honest. How much harm can four years of a different, fresh party do?

written 19th Apr 2005

Gavin replies: You would have to ignore some of their principle policies, which are overtly left-wing. As for honesty, the "all things to all men" party clearly cannot fulfill all of their stated aims. Few people believe their sums add up, either. They know they won't get in, so they can afford to put forward impossible policies.

written 19th Apr 2005

idle replies: I despair at your attitude.... you are not allowed to vote for a govt. You can ONLY vote for your MP. Perhaps your Labour/Tory/LibDem/Green/ MP is a very hard working person who will do wonders for the needy in your constituency, or for the whole country.
Perhaps the incumbunt one is an idle sod. I have no right to vote your idle sod out - you do.

Pick your MP, vote for them. Or spoil a ballot paper with None of the Above to register the fact you would vote if they stopped their continual lies. If nothing else the govt. mandate will be reduced by your 'pointless' vote, and think how much you'd piss off the politicians if you deliberately spoilt the ballot paper!!!

written 19th 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.