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Opinion polling has gotten a bad rap in recent years which has led many to question their accuracy and significance. But if you take them at face value there has been a huge swing to Remain with both May's deal and no deal polling very badly. The problem is ther is almost no way for this changed reality to articulate its way into the Westminster bubble where politicians are locked into very entrenched positions.

Thus even if there were to be a 2:1 majority for Remain against any other option - which I think is quite possible - this will not necessarily be believed or translated into action in government. The establishment has a very effective dam against popular sentiment between elections and unless this dam bursts nothing will happen. If it does burst the effect could be quite spectacular.

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by Frank Schnittger (mail Frankschnittger at hot male dotty communists) on Mon Dec 24th, 2018 at 11:00:59 AM EST
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