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Thread #165570   Message #4009698
Posted By: Steve Shaw
20-Sep-19 - 07:08 AM
Thread Name: BS: Brexit #3: A futile gesture?
Subject: RE: BS: Brexit #3: A futile gesture?
Anyway, chaps...

It could be that the ordure will collide with the rapidly-whirring blade at the Labour conference this weekend. The left are going to press Corbyn to campaign all-out for remain. Looked at in the round, his plan to get a deal that keeps us in a customs union (thereby, among other things, eliminating the border issue) and close to the single market seems like a decent compromise, but the stubborn fact remains that that would still not be in the country's best interests. That could only be served by staying in the EU. As we know, no-one on this board or anywhere else has managed, in three years, to tell us how we'd be better off out. If he gets a deal to sign up to, he can hardly then campaign for remain. This has got to be sorted before an election campaign otherwise we're stuffed. What we don't need is a bust-up this weekend. Unfortunately, the left are pretty good at doing that. And I'm one of 'em...