Monday 23 October 2017

The European Parliament had our back when others didn't

Former president of the European Central Bank Jean-Claude Trichet
Former president of the European Central Bank Jean-Claude Trichet

* How does one decide who to vote for in the upcoming European elections? Should one vote at all? Sure aren't they all the same?

No, they are not. There is no one answer but we can look to the history of our candidates in Europe to assess those who are looking to get re-elected.

How do we do this? It is very much up to the individual. Does one vote along party lines? Yes, that is an option and a very real one, if for no other reason than no matter how good or how bad the political party structures are within this State, they have done some good for many and will be rewarded as such from those who benefit from the current political set-up. This is an indication of our traditions and is a part of who we are.

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