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... phase in the life of a parliament, "XYZ is invited to form a government".

There was a time in the transition from the monarch as a real executive to the monarch as a figurehead of state when the monarch was more active in trying to get support for the fellow they wanted, but its long past.

I've been accused of being a Marxist, yet while Harpo's my favourite, it's Groucho I'm always quoting. Odd, that.

by BruceMcF (agila61 at netscape dot net) on Fri Jun 5th, 2009 at 10:51:19 PM EST
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