UKIP’s election triumph might just wake us from our apathy

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Democracy in action has shown us that UKIP is a force to be taken seriously. So now it’s time to make sure our democracy becomes a true democracy and we all get off our bottoms to make sure everyone else gets off their bottoms come the next elections, and makes their vote count.

I struggle to reconcile the country in which I think I live with one that could potentially elect a party which has mooted, among its unsightly and rather insane ideas (gay rain again today), to tax bicycles.

Seriously, all of us need to get on our soapboxes, out of our houses, off social media (where we all agree with one another anyway) and talk people into doing something.

Maybe UKIP will be the party to make our nation political again?