Thursday, April 03, 2008

The subversion of democracy

Conservative Home is telling the inside story of the outrageous way in which Eurofanatics in the Conservative Party have rigged the reselection process for MEPs.

Writes Tim Montgomerie, "The opponents of party democracy - or more accurately the defenders of a cadre of MEPs supportive of further integration and unrepresentative of mainstream party opinion - have ran a selection process that has protected incumbency and subverted party democracy. They did so in clear opposition to the wishes of party members."

The piece records how sitting MEPs escaped democratic scrutiny from the party's members, adding: "For anyone ever wanting to fix an election it includes lots of helpful tips..."

Read the whole piece and weep.


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