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public opinion in the UK has moved on to other things largely because public sentiment remains fixed. there has been no significant movement in opinion polls since the referendum, if anything opinion is becoming more polarised.

Brexiteers on the street are losing patience with the whole process, "why can't we just leave?" is a very common sentiment. This is not helped by the right wing press, ie almost all of it, more or less agreeing that it would be better if we just upped anchor and slipped away in the night rather than dealing with sneaky Johnny Brussels.

Meanwhile, pro-EU people have slipped into sullen acceptance, rather as the condemned man awaits the noose.

There is no meeting of minds, there is no debate in the press, just people around Westminster who won't change their mind shouting at each other about one another's treachery and refusal to accept reality over one thing or another. Frankly, it's got boring cos it never changes.

You wouldn't mind so much if there was any sense of purpose in the UK position, but there isn't. Just one set after another of mindless rainbow-seeking unicorn assertions by our ministers-in-chage, each eventually dashed on the rocks of the reality of something the EU negotiators had explicitly stated months previously.

Government-by-incompetence isn't amusing, it's tiresome.

keep to the Fen Causeway

by Helen (lareinagal at yahoo dot co dot uk) on Mon Jan 22nd, 2018 at 12:56:00 PM EST

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