I swear at this point our government’s only real plan for Brexit negotiations is just to throw out whatever idea they happen to be thinking of at the time and just pray that they can get away with it and that somehow nobody would ever notice how stupid it is.
Then when called on it, they immediately back down. They form a new huddle, and the outcome is that they propose some other nonsense idea that’s immediately laughed out of the room.
I think literally anyone could do a better job of it than our government is currently managing. Just pick like 5 people off the street at random. Don’t even tell them what they’re doing, just bundle them blindfolded into the back of a van and dump them out in Brussels. They’d still get on better than Theresa May’s embarrassing lunatics.
With all the focus being given to how the Tories are making a constant dog’s breakfast of whatever their idea for Brexit looks like, I feel a lot of people don’t give enough thought or attention to the fact that Labour’s stance on Brexit seems about as secure and solid as a house of cards in a windtunnel right now as well.
I know it’s fun to rag on the Tories for literally everything (see: the rest of this blog, it’s basically all I fucking do) but as Her Majesty’s Opposition and with Jeremy Corbyn making declarations that he’ll probably end up Prime Minister in 2018, I feel like to be truly fair on this score Labour needs to face similar scrutiny on how it plans to deal with Brexit if they do indeed become the party of government in 2018.
Because I may have missed it but I don’t recall ever seeing Labour actually get taken to task about how they’d handle negotiating Brexit if they were in power, and according to their official website it seems their only stance on it is vague platitudes about standing up for workers’ rights and the like with no detail on how they’d actually go about that.
If everyone wants them to sweep into power in 2018 (including myself, I do kinda want that) then it stands to reason that we’d need to hold them more to some form of account on how their government would actually handle such an important process.
Disclaimer: It’s entirely possible they have adequately explained this and I’ve just somehow managed to miss it. I’ve been very ill lately and haven’t been as on the ball as I like to think I am usually.
Brexit is annoying.
On the one hand I want to laugh in spiteful glee as everything that was predicted to fuck us over before the vote but was brushed off as ‘Remoaner propaganda’ ends up happening exactly as predicted.
But on the other hand, I still fucking live here and do not have the luxury of altering that fact so I’m kind of stuck in the middle of this shit as everything catches on fire.
Behold, the wisdom and maturity of a couple of the voters who helped shape the future direction of our nation, its economy, and it’s presence of the world stage…
Particular props to the guy who hates ‘snowflakes’ but took time out of his actual life to buy, write, and send a spiteful Christmas card to an MP who so offended him by daring to not have the same opinion about something.
So if not only the entire premise of Brexit as sold in the referendum was hopes and dreams and wishful thinking fantasist nonsense with no relation to reality, and now if it turns out the Leave campaign itself broke campaign laws… why the fuck are we still letting them dictate the entire agenda as if no other opinions exist?
Blimey, I’m amazed he could fit a figure that large up his arse what with that stick he’s already got up there.
I want some hardcore Brexit rebellion in the Tory party to oust Theresa May from Downing Street and replace her with a die-hard Brexiteer.
Because maybe then when Brexit inevitably goes tits-up those morons will have to confront the reality that the ideal they voted for was a lunatic’s demented fever-dream and own up to their hideous mistakes.
Because right now I feel like when the Brexit shit truly rockets fanward the hardcore Brexiteer horde are just going to blame it on ‘Remainer’ Theresa to avoid any responsibility for the whole mess themselves.
They’ll spend ages playing the media with the “we shouldn’t have trusted Brexit to someone who didn’t go to bed every night masturbating to the thought of Jeane-Claude Juncker crying” line to avoid facing any ramifications for the shitshow they’ve managed to inflict upon the rest of us.
And if we are doomed to Brexit, the last fucking thing I want is the bastards who doomed us to it getting away with any of their bullshit.
So I thought this was a dead concept by now but amidst recent developments regarding the idea that Brexit negotiations are possibly on the verge of total pathetic collapse, apparently there are still some idiots in the world who think that the UK has all the leverage in this situation and that the EU needs our trade more than we need to trade with them.
Because apparently in their mind 27 nation states rely on 1 more than that 1 relies on the 27.
Because they’re morons, as evidenced by them still wanting Brexit to happen.
I think my favourite thing about politics right now is observing the constant tantruming of the hardcore Brexiteer crowd as literally everybody else but them starts, however slowly or grudgingly, to engage with some level of basic reality about the actual logistics of it.