Wednesday, September 26, 2007

Vote for MMP!!! The Coyne's on a Roll Edition!!!

Andrew Coyne savages first past the post in a new column from today!

Go Andrew Go!

ETA: Here's a great quote!

In 26 federal elections since 1921, there have been 16 majority governments elected, but only two that actually commanded a majority of the vote. The rest were minorities posing as majorities, wielding undivided power though as many as five voters in eight voted against them. Supporters of the status quo cite its tendency to produce stable majority governments. But these aren’t majority governments. They’re legalized coup d’etats".

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