Labour’s Undemocratic Resistance

Further reflection from the good doctor at City Journal on the fallout from the British elections and the obnoxious tendency of recent leftist (election) losers to refuse to accept the will of the majority.

What’s worrying about him and his ilk is not only their dangerous policies but their apparent disdain for, and nonacceptance of, election results as the way in which governments are formed. For a parliamentary democracy to work, it needs an opposition that accepts that it has lost and must wait until next time to try to win, and that acts, in fact, as an opposition—not as a resistance.

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