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Old 05-04-2020, 02:02 PM
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Originally Posted by meee View Post
Ideally yes but there are some issues with this.Firstly,once people are attracted to these right wing populists they tend to do everything they can to double down their support.They could all implement the most left wing policies you have ever seen,some of the policies you mention or a set of nationalistic policies and these people will lap it up as some kind of triumph of the right.This doesn't apply to everyone,everyone has their own personal opinion but there are a large number of people I know that will double down on Brexit no matter what the outcome,as an example.
You ignore two things. Firstly voter demographics. Secondly, the extent those within the Tory party and those who back it, are prepared to allow a populist 'leftward' drift. Both political theology and naked economic self-interest are still lines in the sand.
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