provided that:Hear, hear.
- you have no objection in principle to taking part in the liberal-democratic electoral process (and we have a lot more respect for those who enact such objections, peacefully and respectfully, than for those who hypocritically take part while aiming to replace liberal democracy with something even worse);
- you are serious about taking part in the choice of a government for Britain, in the awareness that an election is not a referendum (just as a referendum is not an election);
- you would rather vote for a party that has demonstrated a minimal commitment to social reform than for a party that opposes social reform, or one that is utterly confused about what social reform might involve and nowhere near gaining the power to effect it;
- you live in a marginal seat where your vote might make a difference; and
your voting Labour carries no risk of letting a Tory, a Liberal Democrat or a nationalist into the Commons -
vote Labour. If not, not.
Now how's that for a ringing endorsement?
Wednesday, May 04, 2005
As ever SIAW come up with something good with their reasons to vote: