March 4th, 2013
LAB has “best policies” on Europe according to new Ipsos-MORI poll. See chart. twitter.com/MSmithsonPB/st…
— Mike Smithson (@MSmithsonPB) March 4, 2013
I don’t know whether to laugh or cry. Is Ipsos-MORI not embarrassed even to have asked the question? They must be a bit embarrassed at the answer, surely, for no sentient being with an interest in politics could be unaware of the fact that the Labour party has no policy at all on Europe, and for good reason – the majority of Britons with an opinion want OUT, so the Europhile Labour leadership, who love the whole Big Centralised Bureaucratic Undemocratic Thing, quite sensibly are keeping shtum. If anyone is ‘ahead’ on Europe, it is the Nat’l Assoc of Fruitcakes, Loonies and Closet Racists, aka UKIP. We all know this.
When the talking heads on telly bang on about Dave and the Tories ‘failing to connect with ordinary people’, we should give the party a break. ‘Ordinary people’ are quite extraordinarily thick, as this latest poll demonstrates.
I think we would all be wise to ignore polls until a day or two before the next general election; they will provide nothing of value.