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I think it's no secret that the userbase of TSR is, generally speaking, very left wing. I imagine most of you hold quite left wing views on many issues and probably vote for one of the left wing political parties (Labour, Lib Dems, Greens etc.).

However, the majority of your parents probably vote Tory. These are the so-called "shy Tory voters" who turn out reliably every election, who get Conservative governments elected and consistently get missed by the polls.

How does this make you feel? Given the clear left wing bias on this website, I'd imagine it makes you feel quite angry. Then again, these are your parents and grandparents we're talking about here. Which is why I'm asking.
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My parents and grandparents will be voting conservative and so will I as I feel that they're the only party that will successfully get us through Brexit.
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I know mine won't, which is disappointing.
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While the mental images of Corbyn trying to negotiate with the EU to get us a good deal are pretty funny, it wouldn't be worth the crap he'd get us.
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Great!
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(Original post by snowman77)
I think it's no secret that the userbase of TSR is, generally speaking, very left wing. I imagine most of you hold quite left wing views on many issues and probably vote for one of the left wing political parties (Labour, Lib Dems, Greens etc.).

However, the majority of your parents probably vote Tory. These are the so-called "shy Tory voters" who turn out reliably every election, who get Conservative governments elected and consistently get missed by the polls.

How does this make you feel? Given the clear left wing bias on this website, I'd imagine it makes you feel quite angry. Then again, these are your parents and grandparents we're talking about here. Which is why I'm asking.
Conservatives are by far the best party at the moment, the people voting labour are just salty at Theresa May organising an election so soon. You'd be mad to vote for Jeremy Corbyn, he's the one which'll ruin this country.
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I will be voting Labour, as will my parents. I think this idea that all the old people vote Tory and all young people vote Labour is quite a generalisaton. As people above have demonstrated, there are families that vote either way - this could mean young people voting Tory or the parents voting Labour
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It doesn't make me angry that my parents have a political opinion different to mine lol.
That's pretty rediculous.
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(Original post by snowman77)
I think it's no secret that the userbase of TSR is, generally speaking, very left wing. I imagine most of you hold quite left wing views on many issues and probably vote for one of the left wing political parties (Labour, Lib Dems, Greens etc.).

However, the majority of your parents probably vote Tory. These are the so-called "shy Tory voters" who turn out reliably every election, who get Conservative governments elected and consistently get missed by the polls.

How does this make you feel? Given the clear left wing bias on this website, I'd imagine it makes you feel quite angry. Then again, these are your parents and grandparents we're talking about here. Which is why I'm asking.
My mother votes further left than I do and my dad has a similar view to me.
My brother, however, is VERY right wing
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While the mental images of Corbyn trying to negotiate with the EU to get us a good deal are pretty funny, it wouldn't be worth the crap he'd get us.
He wouldn't get crap, he'd get nothing. Remember his policy is not to leave without a deal, ergo there is no reason for the eu to offer anything acceptable

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Thankfully my daddy doesn't vote Tory and never will
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Who cares? It is their opinion entirely. If they agree with my local MP, they agree with my local MP, and I won't be able to change their mind. This is why votes exist in the first place - to create opposition and discuss issues openly to come to better conclusions.
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How ridiculous, people who can't tolerate others' personal views and go sofar as breaking friendships with someone whose politics they don't agree with are pathetic.
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It makes me feel proud, happy, and relieved that they are not voting for a left-wing party.
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(Original post by zero766)
I will be voting Labour, as will my parents. I think this idea that all the old people vote Tory and all young people vote Labour is quite a generalisaton. As people above have demonstrated, there are families that vote either way - this could mean young people voting Tory or the parents voting Labour
My parents are National Socialist types who have during my lifetime voted for the BNP, Ukip, Greens and Lib Dems. At this election it will probably be the Kippers again i would imagine.

I myself have voted Tory in all but one election since i have been eligable to vote (the 2014 Euro elections in which i went Lib Dem - party because of no EPP candidate). Slightly ironic since by late 2015 i had come to the view that we should leave.
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I am voting tory, I just don't trust Corbyn
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Unconcerned, given that I know my mum will be voting Labour and my grandparents are leaning towards the Lib Dems.
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My parents views are their own, so how they choose to vote is up to them, doesn't bother me.

Anyone rational would not get annoyed at someone having a different opinion to their own.
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My parents are left-wing and I am by far the most right-wing person in the household.
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None of much family vote Tory, most of my country don't vote Tory... did you see the question time on Friday? It was a good roast
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