“People are dumb, panicky dangerous animals”

What is it we are looking for to say that our political culture is healthy?

There’s stuff going around ridiculing people for voting Conservatives cos they’ve already broken what seemed to be the more pro-working class pledges made.  
Steve Coogan has apparently tweeted that education will be cut because the Conservatives need people to be thick (I’ll re-visit that to find the right words).
At times, reaction on the doorstep was violent.  

There was some kind of campaign to defend Owen Jones on social media today. I don’t know what’s happened but I wonder if Tony Blair needs a bit of help too – check out the comments on the YouTube version of his BBC Newsnight interview.  

“A person is smart. People are dumb, panicky dangerous animals and you know it.” – Men in Black.

Example of that of course was Referendum day in 2016 when people ran down the street to tell me that they’d used a pencil to cast their vote and they’d heard it could be changed.  
I had someone tell me off cos he’d heard political parties weren’t allowed to call on people on election day.  

But if we do think people have become stupid and panicky, just how do you objectively assess that?
Turning it around, what is it we are looking for to say that our political culture is healthy?

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