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You don't need a general election to assemble a supermajority in parliament.

Economics is politics by other means
by Migeru (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Wed Aug 17th, 2011 at 09:51:10 AM EST
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No, but you do need a general election to get a new parliament, which is a constitutional requirement. For precisely that reason.

- Jake

Friends come and go. Enemies accumulate.

by JakeS (JangoSierra 'at' gmail 'dot' com) on Wed Aug 17th, 2011 at 10:44:21 AM EST
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I missed the followed by a ratification by a new parliament bit at the end.

Economics is politics by other means
by Migeru (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Wed Aug 17th, 2011 at 10:49:41 AM EST
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