Lesson in democracy

2015-05-20 06:00

I REFER to the recent elections in the United Kingdom.

All the parties were given transparent exposure on television and in other media, with open debates and discussions on a variety of topics.

During the campaigning, there were no instances of unruly behaviour­ or violent protests from voters­.

The elections took place peacefully and after the results were announced, the leaders of parties that had under-performed resigned voluntarily from their positions.

Oh, wow.

What a lesson in democracy, and what a contrast to that which takes place in our country at election time.



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