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Yet here you are waiting for EU Council Judgment Day.

There is only one Withdrawal Agreement. That "deal" already stipulates GFA open border (persons) and (customs) cooperation between IE and UK ("NI"): The GFA has no period limit, AFAIK, therefore another colossal British  malaprop, "backstop," is timeless until vacated by terms of that treaty.

Nothing about UK politics has changed, not even the false dichotomies of "union" borders or government and legislature, manufactured by Tories in memoriam to alienate its domestic constituencies.


Regardless of WA ratification, change of PMs, UK voluntary or involuntary separation from the TEU 31 Oct or thereafter Johnson presents no

opportunity to come up with a deal which doesn't tie Great Britain to the EU Market and Customs regulations indefinitely.
no "face saving"--was it?--gesture of reconciliation with either equally psychotic conservatives and manqué opposition MPs who rejected A.50 revoke on a proverbial silver platter, rejected a snap parliamentary election.

I weep for climate "crisis" activists, sometimes.

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.

by Cat on Sun Sep 8th, 2019 at 08:50:02 PM EST
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