Stupid party politics

A big reason to be dissatisfied with party politics in Bermuda (and I presume, in other countries). People, even if they're senior members of Parliament and have lots of experience, don't want to speak out against their party when it comes to deciding legislation.

Case in point, a former Premier is against a certain bill. Staunchly. He has his reasons based on morals, which is totally fine. But he says that if such a bill is up, he won't vote against it?

The MP, who is supposed to represent a constituency of x number of voters, will abstain from a vote despite his own personal beliefs or what his constituency of voters may desire.

Sad. How much money are these guys making to sit off?

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