By definition: if you design a participation process to bring people in from Outside, you will bring people in who care.

So that’s not really the problem.

The problem is that only #EUcomms types care enough to organise the process… but as they’re outward-facing, they don’t have the policy influence which participation processes must have.

Meanwhile, the #EUInfluencers inside the Bubble have the influence, but don’t have anything to gain to listen to the Outsider.

Catch-22.

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