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E.U: Leave or Stay? Your thoughts.

Discussion in 'Serious' started by TheBlackSwordsMan, 22 Feb 2016.

  1. Nexxo

    Nexxo Bargaining chip

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    They'll hire magical pixies to guard the invisible border. They'll ride Brexit unicorns and get paid in cake.
     
  2. Anfield

    Anfield Well-Known Member

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    And Mexico will pay for it.:p

    Seriously though, they just ran into the forest naked to look for said magical pixies without stopping to think if magical pixies would be fit for purpose or even exist.
     
  3. Nexxo

    Nexxo Bargaining chip

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    Jacob Rees-Mogg is now strongly pushing the WTO option. I guess the ERG couldn't come up with a plan, so now they've decided that just crashing out is just fine.
     
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  4. Corky42

    Corky42 What did walle eat for breakfast?

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    I suspect he truly believes the WTO option is a perfectly fine thing to do, his level of understanding seems to be that of a preschooler, either that or he's trying to hoodwink people into believing that the WTO is a better supranational organisation and trade is only about tariffs that only make things more expensive for people.

    Perhaps he should talk to the only other group who advocated leaving the EU and actual bothered coming up with a plan how to go about doing so, The Leave Alliance.
     
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  5. Anfield

    Anfield Well-Known Member

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    I'll take option c:
    He believes we can just crash out, wait for the rest of the world to come begging on their knees and imposing agreements that are favourable only to the UK will be such a trivial formality it isn't even worth planning for.

    Of course it won't work out that way as the notion of the USA or China begging for crumbs of UK trade and accepting whatever we say is so far out the realm of reality that I have no analogy for it, sorry.
     
  6. RedFlames

    RedFlames ...is not a Belgian football team

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  7. RedFlames

    RedFlames ...is not a Belgian football team

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    This was the mood in the room at the unvailing of the ERG not-plan

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  8. Corky42

    Corky42 What did walle eat for breakfast?

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    It would probably be easier to say what the 'economists' for free trade got right than wrong, or rather completely omitted from their forecast, I feel sorry for economists as it's numpties like them that give you a bad name. :(
     
  9. Anfield

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    Meanwhile Grayling shows the same finesse in negotiations as he does in his day job...

    https://www.theguardian.com/politic...s-closest-ally-after-brexit-may-tells-cabinet
     
  10. RedFlames

    RedFlames ...is not a Belgian football team

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    Failing Grayling living up to his moniker.
     
  11. cjmUK

    cjmUK Old git.

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    The Daily Mash, as per usual, have it all sussed.
     
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  12. RedFlames

    RedFlames ...is not a Belgian football team

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    DXR_13KE BananaModder

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    Real question. Was that one of those non flattering pic or were they really in "we f**ked up" mode?
     
  14. Corky42

    Corky42 What did walle eat for breakfast?

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    I would guess it's one of those unflattering pics as it seems they truly believe the plan they've cooked up, with only 6 months to go, is workable.

    Although I'm not sure if it's belief based on an almost child like understanding or belief that it doesn't really matter as its got a snowballs chance in hell of being adopted, that it's just something they can stand behind in the future and say 'if only'.
     
  15. Nexxo

    Nexxo Bargaining chip

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    Both, probably. Brexit will be a turd sandwich, but rather than concede that they were wrong, they will continue to cling to the idea that it could have been wonderful if only it had been done right.
     
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  16. Nexxo

    Nexxo Bargaining chip

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    RedFlames: "This must be the stupidest thing Grayling has ever come up with..."
    Grayling: "Hold my beer."

    Yup. You know Brexit is in trouble when politicians start proposing to bribe the electorate into supporting it.
     
  17. RedFlames

    RedFlames ...is not a Belgian football team

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    Nah, i've no doubt flailing grayling can and will plumb the depths of just how dumb a man can be without earning a darwin award.


    Parliament is very much 'survival of the thickest' atm.
     
  18. adidan

    adidan Avatar is nearly back in season.

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    Well who needs experts who know what they're doing?
     
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  20. Anfield

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    And meanwhile Gove claims:

    https://www.theguardian.com/politic...e-after-britain-leaves-eu-michael-gove-brexit

    Nothing improves the chances of a deal quite like promising in advance that you have no intention of following said deal on your end.

    (not like it matters too much as Chequers won't ever be accepted by the EU)
     

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