Another weekend, another hysterical, breathless screeching Brexit bromide begging to be fisked. This week it is arch brexiteer Kate Hoey, in the pompously self-important “Brexit Central”.
So, a fisking we shall go.
A question gets frequently asked in relation to Brexit – it always comes from the exit side and is “who is going to build a border with Northern Ireland?”. The argument is this ” Well, what if the United Kingdom declines to impose a hard border with the European Union, well then there’s nothing else to be said. Presumably the European Union could decide to build its own hard border, but that’s their problem?
Would that it was so simple… See below the fold
Theres still this Irexit notion floating about, like a brown trout in the swimming pool. But look at the data below the line. Continue reading
Its instructive, and amusing in a “poke ’em with a stick” manner to see the brexiteers view of Ireland. Below are some of the favourite myths they propagate, or perhaps even believe, about Ireland.. Lets explore, and explode Continue reading
Lots and lots of commentators seem to be confused about Northern Ireland. No surprise there. The confusion seems to be around the post Brexit space. Again, no surprise there, its a mess wrapped in a confusion inside a conundrum. But, let’s parse it. The problem is what to do with the border when it is no longer internal but becomes an external EU frontier. Continue reading