Why Owen Jones is wrong this time.

Why not to vote tactically this time.

Martin Rossiter

This is written in response to an Owen Jones’s article. http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2015/apr/21/cruel-society-vote-labour-rights-tory

Every election is really crucial. Is this election more crucial than 2010, quite possibly? But is this election more crucial than the election in 2020? Arguably not, especially if the Tories manage to forge some agreement with the Lib-Dems that keeps Cameron in office.

I understand and sympathise with Owen Jones’ argument where he urges us to see the bigger picture and vote Labour to keep the Tories out. I, as much as the next man am filled with dread at the prospect of another five years of a Tory led coalition. I fear for the disabled, the poor, women, the young, I fear for my job (I work in FE where there have already been savage cuts with more to come) but I also fear a return to a two party duopoly.

Who is Owen Jones urging to…

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