Alex Massie

Department of Awkward Votes

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I hadn't realised until Sallie James at Cato pointed me in the right direction that neither John McCain, nor Barack Obama nor Hillary Clinton voted on the (awful) 2007 Farm Bill. Well, I guess one can see why. Still, it would be nice to hear their answers to the questions:

1.Why didn't you vote on the Farm Bill?

and

2. If you had would cast a vote, would you have voted Yes or No?

Plus: How protectionist is your candidate? Find out here!

Written byAlex Massie

Alex Massie is Scotland Editor of The Spectator. He also writes a column for The Times and is a regular contributor to the Scottish Daily Mail, The Scotsman and other publications.

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