What a joke. It doesn't have to be this way. Last year Caroline Lucas put forward some ideas for modernising the processes of Parliament that would do away with all the pantomime so politicians could spend time on actual politics rather than ceremony and pointless rituals.
What on Earth has a bunch of unelected plutocrats burbling on about anything that comes into their heads got to do with democracy?
Let's replace this bunch with a modern, elected house that gives representation to every current of ideas in proportion to the number of people who vote for it.
Wednesday, January 19, 2011