No problem, you might say. Surely the Northern Irish can work out some sort of new coalition. And if not, they can go to election.
Well, January turned into February. Winter gave way to spring, then to summer. The leaves turned on the Emerald Isle and fall came. Still no government for Northern Ireland.
Winter wasn’t just coming – it arrived. The calendar flipped into 2018. Another spring started, and another summer. Now we are into fall 2018, and still no government in Northern Ireland.
21 months. 600 days. No government. That’s proportional representation at work.
Yet another reason to Stop Prop Rep! www.icba.ca/stopproprep
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And stay tuned for more “Tales of Prop Rep Horror”…
Tales of Prop Rep Horror #8 – How Swede It Isn’t”
Tales of Prop Rep Horror #7 – “Rise of the Dictators”
Tales of Prop Rep Horror #6 – “Indonesian Indecency”
Tales of Prop Rep Horror #5 – “Beware the Greeks!”
Tales of Prop Rep Horror #4 – “Aussie! Aussie! Aussie! NO! NO! NO!”
Tales of Prop Rep Horror #3 – “From Russia With Blood”
Tales of Prop Rep Horror #2 – “The Pain in Spain”
Tales of Prop Rep Horror #1 – “The Puzzle of Brussels”