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My personal take is that the House of Lords needs no reform while MPs for the House of Commons should simply be selected by sortition. That would certainly make the Commons far more representative than what the present electoral system provides.

The Lords have no real power save to stall bills for a couple of sessions and quite frankly many of them are far more decent than the useless prats that get elected in the Commons. The Commons as is is a borish postribolo of ayesayers and bench warmers that have little else to do but write letters home and go into rut during question time.

GB is nothing more than an electoral dictatorship, a nation run by a first lord of the treasury with his old cronies while a fistful of vain arses pride themselves in being perfectly useless members of the good Queen's Cabinet.

by de Gondi (publiobestia aaaatttthotmaildaughtusual) on Wed Jun 27th, 2012 at 05:31:43 PM EST

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