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Ireland: A Country of Sheep

Voters in the Lisbon Treaty Referendum 2009

Voters in the Lisbon Treaty Referendum 2009

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Irish rejection of the Lisbon Treaty

Lisbon Results by constituencyThe following is my summation of what seems to be the world media’s (with the exception of just one Financial Times article I found) perception of why we rejected the Lisbon Treaty (which we did not in fact do, I’ll explain shortly) today:

  1. We did not understand the treaty
  2. We wanted more from Europe
  3. We voted not against the treaty, but against our politicians

Of course the above is rubbish. Any reporter who had taken the time to research our issues properly would have known this.
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