May pledges £1bn, crusade treasures, and her soul to DUP.
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And what was the alternative? To call for the new election?

There is a problem with election results that don’t bring outright majority — they lead to a chance for a party that never wins election to be able to punch well above their hight.

This is what usually happens in the countries with proportional representation — small parties are “bought” to ensure that a government is possible.

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