Of course this is a Brexit post – how could it not be after the omnishambles of the past 2 years, culminating in a media frenzy about something we all knew was going to happen weeks before it finally DID happen!
Yeah right – you should be embarrassed, in fact we should ALL be embarrassed for allowing this f*kcfest to happen.
- David Cameron – the weak one who started this off because he couldn’t hack it and couldn’t manage the right wing of his party.
- It was supposed to be the springboard for a smooth and successful referendum campaign. In reality, David Cameron’s EU renegotiation was a great miscalculation that helped pave the way for voters to reject EU membership. Most significantly, the much-anticipated deal failed to sway members of his own Cabinet, while also highlighting the EU’s inflexibility on the free movement of people principle. Rather than create the momentum for a comfortable victory, the renegotiation storyline petered out as the official pro-EU campaign got stuck repeating messages about economic doom after Brexit.
- And believe it or not Cameron still isn’t prepared to take his share of the blame!
- The multitude of politicians who lied to the electorate about what they were supposed to be voting for, and then continued to do so during the 2 years they wasted not coming up with a solution – not to mention wasting a lot of money at the same time!
- “Had we acted decisively on Day 1, we would have known where we stood and instead of frittering away the past 18 months negotiating with a hidebound hegemony we could have put all our energies into negotiating a Free Trade Agreement (FTA).”
- “Brexit preparations have considerably increased the number of civil servants. For Defra, Home Office and HMRC, Brexit will effectively reverse the reductions in the size of the civil service since 2010. In fact, half of the money spent on Brexit so far has gone on new staff.”
- The media that allowed this to go on without challenging these shysters.
- The bald figures produced by researchers at the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism tell the story: 45% of 928 referendum articles it studied were in favour of leaving while 27% backed the remain case.
- And anyone out there who voted for Brexit – basically we’re talking about the racists in the country – plain and simple – you’re racists!
- People voted to leave EU because they feared immigration…
Fundamentally this is why YOU need to be embarrassed – because you’re a racist (if you voted to leave)!
Oh, sorry – you don’t think you’re a racist?
Well have a read of this article from thecreative.cafe called 10 signs you’re a racist. Well, how many of those apply to you?
Furthermore a survey for the Guardian, published in December 2018, including 1,000 people from minority ethnic backgrounds (out of a total of 3,000 people) found they were consistently more likely to have faced negative everyday experiences – all frequently associated with racism – than white people in a comparison poll. The survey asked people to consider their response to a series of scenarios:
- Being overlooked in a job application process or for promotion at work in a manner that felt unfair
- Being mistaken for a member of staff in a restaurant, shop or hotel etc
- Being refused entrance or asked to leave a restaurant, bar or club for no good reason
- Someone at work, university or school treating me differently because of my clothing, hairstyle or general appearance
- A stranger being abusive or rude to me in public
In every instance BAME people were more likely to have suffered from these than white respondents.
Our organs of state are institutionally racist – hey, the claim that policing practice in the UK is institutionally racist was widely accepted after the Macpherson Report at the end of last century. BTW, parliament has just launched an inquiry to see how things have changed in the past 20 years, yeah right, I think the current farrago (I said farrago not arsehole!) shows we don’t really need that new inquiry, we could answer the question now – not very much!
This whole Brexit shenanigans seems to be a fantastic missed opportunity and a damning indictment on our politicians and indeed, the British public.
There’s nothing wrong with renegotiating a trade deal, or a political alignment – things change, needs and wants change – but surely at the centre there needs to be some acceptance of mutual beneficiality, of trying to co-exist with our neighbours. After all there are 7 billion people on this planet – we’re only 60 million of them – why do we consider that we’re right (all the damn time)?
We should all be embarrassed of where we currently are and we should try and do something about it!
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