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Old 2022-05-25, 17:07   #369
PhilF
 
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Originally Posted by xilman View Post
A brave politician would choose to make such a statement, not because it is easy but because it is hard.
Bravery aside, that wouldn't matter. They would still be battered into oblivion by the forces I mentioned.

Bottom line is that policy nowadays is determined strictly by those forces, and not at all on the merits of the issue.
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