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Posted By: GUEST,Allan Conn
03-Sep-14 - 11:35 AM
Thread Name: BS: Whither now England?
Subject: RE: BS: Whither now England?
That is true not everyone thinks it through and some are swayed more by their hearts or fears but that applies to both sides! I know a few people who have said I don't know enough about it so I'm voting No. However I don't think people down south really understand what a grass roots movement there has been behind, particulary, the Yes side. People who have never done so before are attending public meetings, talking politics at social outings, swapping info with each other every day on social media etc. It has gone beyond the normal party poliitical debates etc. People are reading, and listening to the issues and arguments etc. People are involved and yesterday the last day for registration the offices were inundated with people queing to register. So when two women journalists from down south sit on News 24 and say things like "oh I don't hink they've thought about it" and "I don't think they realise for ever is a long time" it says more about their lack of understanding of what is going on in Scotland than it does about the electorate as a whole. I mean even as Labour contnue to tell their own supporters to get on the bus and stay quiet some polls show about almost 30% of Labour voters saying they are going to vote Yes. Whatever the outcome (and they are expecting about 80% turnout or possibly more) there has been a real grass roots movement