Euan McColm: Don’t buy the hard sell for a soft Brexit



The brilliant comedian Matt Forde has a routine during which he compares the response of Remain voters to the UK’s decision to leave the European Union to the five stages of grief. It runs thus: “Denial: we’re not going to leave the EU. Anger: you f***ing racists! Bargaining: maybe we can stay in the single market. Depression: we can’t stay in the single market. Acceptance: f***ing right. Send ’em back.”
Many Remainers are, I think, currently flip-flopping in the swamp of confusion between the third and fourth points on Forde’s timeline.
This disorientation of thought manifests itself in... read more

 
15 October 2016 in Hot News, Views: 42
Source: Scotsman
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