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I was watching a late night horror film politics show on BBC where the host was interviewing representatives of Hunt and Johnston.

As each contradicted himself while presenting unicorns and rainbows as solutions to real world urgencies, the presenter was tired of trying to get them to confront the contradictions and ended the interview almost physically restraining herself from telling the pair of them what she thought of their idiocies in plain language. At one point I felt that actual on-screen physical violence was likely such was the provocation. I think she deserved a medal for restraint.

However, it made me realise that, as unlikely as it may seem, Boris is unlikely to want to have a no-deal scenario. If only for the reason that he is famously lazy and sorting out the issues afterwards would be too much like hard work.

So, the question then is what is the rbbit he would pull from the hat, to which I return to the obvious and easy answer of making Ulster stay in the customs union, removing the need for the hated backstop.

This enables May's deal to sail through parliament, Hail to boris and trebles all round. He can bask in the glory with almost no work. Go to the country and win a General Election for delivering on the people's vote (he hopes)

This flies because May was far too dependent on her deal with the DUP, but there was ALWAYS support for her deal on the Labour benches, but never showed itself because the tories were too solidly against the backstop. Take that away and .....

keep to the Fen Causeway

by Helen (lareinagal at yahoo dot co dot uk) on Wed Jul 3rd, 2019 at 03:55:44 PM EST

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