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Still, I think the EU should mostly worry about minimising damage to Ireland.
A society committed to the notion that government is always bad will have bad government. And it doesn't have to be that way. — Paul Krugman
That is not to say that the EU is united, competent and effective. Only that the UK makes it appear so by comparison. In fact it would be a great pity if the EU didn't seize the moment to make some much needed reforms. No doubt they will fuck that up, but we can only hope...
Index of Frank's Diaries
Europe is marching to Macron's tune...
'The history of public debt is full of irony. It rarely follows our ideas of order and justice.' Thomas Piketty
Questions that then attenuate their deliberations are which reforms should or will advance by agreement of the political groups? Where and Why? It's at this point in the process usually that lobbyists inside and out make hay out of enjoining "special interests" de jure rather than promoting or "amplifying" majority interest in any alternative agenda.
Constituents scarcely perceive that every reform and NEW-TO-THE-WORLD political act drags with it enumerable (not innumerable, "systemic") empirical objectives and prerequisite operating conditions into scrutiny of legislators. These will absolutely determine measures of the success or failure of the act.
Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.
What PM is going to invoke A50 after this experience?
Why should we expect that the Brexiteers will be chastised and silent for a generation? Or even five years?
What has the UK gained?
In which imaginary universe do the Tories care about the UK? (to paraphrase our friend Jake)
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