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Cameron's Lament (Doo Doo... Doo Doo...)

So David Cameron resigned, and as he returned to Number 10,was heard to hum a little ditty to himself. This, naturally was picked up by mikes, and has birthed a number of rather charming variations on the theme :http://www.classicfm.com/music-news/latest-news/cameron-humming-cello-piano/#oBDwTdGHPEvEQdmS.97

One can only await Brexit; the Opera, or Brexit; the Musical. These musical inspirations are worth playing in the background while we ponder the marvellously fluid nature of British democracy:

The referendum is being treated as an example of  a victory of  direct democracy in a country that doesn't practice direct democracy. We practice parliamentary democracy.

But if the parliamentary democracy we do practice is put into practice and goes against  the direct democracy we don't practice and have never practised, it will be treated by half the population  as a failure of democracy.

If  the parliamentary democracy we do practice is put into practice and supports the direct democracy we don't practice and have never practised, it will be treated by the other half of the population as a failure of democracy.

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f the royal prerogative is used, and  neither the  parliamentary democracy we do practice, nor the direct democracy we don't practice is put into practice , this will be treated by god knows what percentage of the population as a failure of any kind of democracy.

Meanwhile we have a new prime minister who will not hold a general election any time soon despite not having a  direct democratic mandate. Said democratic mandate doesn't always matter because lots of our PMs don't get elected by the population  due to stuff happening. Strange then, that she forgot this in 2007, when telling Gordon Brown that he should hold a general election because he didn't have a democratic mandate from the people.

Doo-doo indeed Mr Cameron. You really have left us in the doo-doos.

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