We could find examples by the handful. We want a state where someone is in charge of postal voting and can be held accountable to the justice system for preventing thousands of people from casting their ballot, every time.
We want a state where bringing out the ballot boxes to broaden our freedom so that 2.3 million people can voice their opinion is not a punishable crime. A state that does not doctor documents written by the European Commission. One where the governor of the supervising bank does not put the financial system at risk with thoughtless public statements1. A state that does not pressure the European Parliament to reward an organization chaired by someone who has had to resign amidst apologies following a lawsuit for making anonymous threats and shouting abuse on Facebook2 --an award for showing "exceptional commitment" to "mutual understanding".
1 N.T. Ahead of the recent elections in Catalonia Mr Linde, the Chair of the Bank of Spain, stated that independence might lead to capital controls and a run in the bank.
2 N.T. Josep Ramon Bosch, who had to step down as president of Societat Civil Catalana, a unionist group, has been charged with making threats online.