Thursday 22 March 2018

Treaty truths

• Voting. To me, this word invokes no sense of responsibility or duty, nor does it make louder the sounds of concocted excuses persuading a nation hindered by a gaping lack of political reasoning to vote in accordance with those fighting for "growth". Instead, voting to me conveys streets riddled with generic posters displaying our crushing reality of an exigent common opinion.

Besides transforming the school run conversation into, "I'm going to vote Yes, mummy, because their picture is the prettiest" and stamping our environment with a disregard for the environment, I fail to see beyond a method of campaigning used simply because "it's the done thing".

The collective budget of a party would surely stretch to an alternative TV advertisement campaign, issuing a short synopsis of their reasoning on the matter whilst providing an attractive and effective visual display.

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