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Posted By: DMcG
30-May-19 - 04:02 PM
Thread Name: BS: Brexit #3: A futile gesture?
Subject: RE: BS: Brexit #3: A futile gesture?

I'm no defender of boris, but the difference saying something misleading and unrealistic and outright lying seems a bit academic


Not at all. It is all about whether statements and predictions were made in good faith and believed at the time they were made, or were made knowing full well they were not. Whether a prediction turned out to be accurate in the end is different from whether it was made in good faith at the time.