The turn out for the Scottish vote must have filled many professional politicians with fear. Oh God, they must mumble, what if that many people voted at a GE? What if the 18 to 26 year-olds all voted? What if all the women turned up at the polling station?
The political class and their allies the global corporates are terrified of a fully engaged demos exercising the power of the vote. Their panic is reported in the Indie today as they urge themselves to block any opportunity for an EU referendum in the UK. And in a 'horror' paragraph that must sent chills of fear up their spines they report
Hundreds of people packed a hall in Clacton tonight to hear Ukip leader Nigel Farage and Douglas Carswell, who defected from the Tories, pour scorn on the main parties. Mr Carswell is standing for Ukip in a by-election on 9 October that was triggered by his defection. All 700 tickets were taken, and organisers estimated that the numbers in the Clacton Coastal Academy hall could have been up to 1,000 with “standing room only”.