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Re: Are you ready for POST BREXIT?

February 18th, 2021, 10:04 pm

People must wait 10 years before assessing Brexit, insists Dominic Raab

https://www.theneweuropean.co.uk/brexit ... ow-7324840

Raab, appearing on The Andrew Marr Show, insisted that businesses take a "10-year view" to the troubles sparked by Brexit, before blaming the European Union for new bureaucracy.

So, "shut yer gob" BTW he didn't give a timeline for blaming the Tories.
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Re: Are you ready for POST BREXIT?

February 19th, 2021, 1:44 pm

I’m reminded of the old Johnny Carson line: “Don’t judge a man until you have walked a mile in his shoes. Because by then, he’ll be a mile away and have no shoes.”
 
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Re: Are you ready for POST BREXIT?

February 19th, 2021, 2:31 pm

The UK should have a referendum on the gig economy. Only way to get it back. That's what was done in California -- and it worked!  Ditto for the EU after they (predictably?) try to kill it also
 
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Re: Are you ready for POST BREXIT?

February 19th, 2021, 2:57 pm

Given only a third of small businesses make it to the 10-year mark, this pretty much shows to whom Raab is talking.
 
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Re: Are you ready for POST BREXIT?

February 19th, 2021, 4:28 pm

It's already mostly done what it set out to do. So it can be assessed right now as a success! 
 
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Re: Are you ready for POST BREXIT?

February 19th, 2021, 5:45 pm

I think you are right. It did accomplish what Bannon, Farage and JRM set out to do. As for those who voted in favor, that’s probably more of a mixed bag.
 
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Re: Are you ready for POST BREXIT?

February 19th, 2021, 6:24 pm

I don't see how. It was a vote to leave the EU and we left the EU. (So I don't even know why I said "mostly" earlier.)

But my impression is that EUrophiles have a story going around in their heads about a) what they wanted to achieve (fair enough) and b) what Brexiteers ought to want (not fair enough and also impossible to know).

However, I no longer expect Remoaners to understand or to respond.

Here is one thing that is really simple to grasp: We were told over, and over and over again, how awful Brexit would be. And yet we still voted for it. So it almost certainly cannot be judged a failure, except in the EUrophiles' heads with their alternative view of reality.