Odds and Ends
Brexit to the right
30 6, 5:03pm
Well, the revision was arguably only a change of paper colour and title for the most part. In these conditions, making people vote again can easily be interpreted by them as saying "You didn't get it right the first time, now give the good answer."
If it still doesn't convince you, know that Irish weren't the only one to vote NO against the Lisbon Treaty. French people did to. And they were not allowed to have a say a second time in the matter when the treaty was renamed a passed anyway. This, is a serious scar on the legitimacy of the European Union from the point of view of many french citizen.