The (Sunni) bloc should now convene a general conference to decide how to proceed. Boycotting the referendum and parliamentary elections (in December) would be a lose-lose proposition. Our hope will be in the next parliament that will hopefully be more balanced than this one.
Democracy in Iraq is a fiasco. Look, I too hoped Iraq would have a constitution, but if the people don't support this one, then we should have been happy the democratic process worked when it was defeated.
Federalism is now the core issue. In light of Kurdish intransigence it makes it difficult to hope for a compromise.