Customer is King – but there are no customers in a democracy

I am very impressed by the latest post on Stumbling and Mumbling (which is invariably a good read).

Chris Dillow says:

It was this “customer is king” idea of democracy that led Cameron to call the referendum and which allowed May last [Wednesday] night to pose as being on the side of voters against MPs…

….an ill-informed vote or – worse still – one based upon vicious motives might be a form of injustice. We have a right to expect that decisions which affect us will be taken properly. Bad voters thus violate our rights.

Quite so! And may I urge you to read the entire original article here.