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Paul McNamee: The public gets what the public wants

Posted On: 16 Sep 2019   |   Posted By: The Big Issue

I've been up and down the country and people tell me they want this thing done. Says every senior politician wheeled out at present to push for a no-deal Brexit. People are, according to these senior politicians, sick of things.
Where are these people, I wondered? We get a lot of letters into The Big Issue - yes, letters, handwritten. We get emails, Facebook messages, tweets. We get a lot of poetry. And there is nuanced argument in all of these missives from all of you. Even most of the poetry. Also, our vendors are out on the streets of Britain every day, speaking to thousands of people. They're not reporting such clarity as those senior politicians report.
How are they getting such clear and uniform responses? No doubt some people here and there will say it. But all of them? Up and down the country?!
Every time one of the no-deal flagwaving politicians trots out their lines, they must be challenged on what has happened to the poorest, and what they are going to do
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