Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Still some hope

Excellent article by Herman Kelly, my collegue in the Group who is helping with the No campaign in Ireland. He goes into the spending and activities, particularly of the Yes side, ad then the very reasonable respise of the average punter,
The 2,000 Irish employees of accountancy firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), while munching on their prawn sandwiches during a lazy lunchtime last week, received an email from senior management urging them to vote Yes in the upcoming Lisbon Treaty referendum.
While Ireland still has the benefit of the secret ballot it most certainly does not have the benefit of equal campaign funding for both sides. Incidentally, not all Yes campaigning companies are canvassing the same way. Microsoft Ireland managing director Paul Rellis said his company’s public Yes position on the treaty was well known, and "you don’t have to tell people what you think". PwC clearly think you do...

Go read the whole thing

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