The Globe’s condescending take on plebiscitary democracy is misplaced. “HST’s defeat in BC shows danger of ruling by plebiscite”
Just because you disagree with
voters because they rejected the HST doesn’t mean they voted the wrong way. British Columbia
In fact, voters usually make the right choice based on the arguments placed before them.
In the case of the BC plebiscite, the pro-HST side simply didn’t present a convincing enough case.
So don’t blame voters for the result and don’t blame democracy