UK Voters Need to Stay Away from the Personality Politics Trap

In other words, why we should all actually read the policies from these parties rather than fixate on their personas (or lack of)

Violet Daniels
Bouncin’ and Behaving Blogs TOO

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There’s a certain type of fever unraveling throughout the UK at the moment. With a general election announced just a few weeks ago and the weight of 14 years’ worth of lies, cuts, and false promises, you’d think most people would feel incentivized to take a stand in the ballot box on July 4th, right?

It doesn’t feel like it.

You’ve only got to work in an average office or workplace in the UK to gain a sense of political apathy.

It’s in the younger generation who feel both mainstream parties (Labour and the Conservatives) are failing them on Palestine; it’s in the NHS workers who don’t trust either leader on reversing the 14 years’ worth of austerity cuts that have almost buried our hospitals in the ground, and it’s in the teachers who are scratching their heads wondering whether funding per pupil is going to be cut again regardless of what party they put a cross for on the ballot paper.

It’s okay to feel fed up with politics from time to time. After all, these millionaires in suits haven’t half-tested us over the years and…

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Violet Daniels
Bouncin’ and Behaving Blogs TOO

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