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Hey, folks. Meet the economics 'genius' behind Jeremy Corbyn

Alan Brown Silver badge

"The problem then, is that you've no idea what you'll get after the election. Which is the reason I don't like PR."

What you get with PR tends to be a government of compromise. This is a good thing.

Governments work best when the decisionmakers de jure are _not_ free to ram ideologically extreme laws through virtually unopposed.

FWIW even the conservative govts of the mid-late 20th century would be seen as left wing these days. It isn't just the USA that's lurched to the right since 1980.

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