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what status quo?

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by Helen (lareinagal at yahoo dot co dot uk) on Sun Dec 27th, 2020 at 06:49:13 PM EST
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The status quo established by the NI protocol of the Withdrawal Agreement and the EU UK FTA.

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by Frank Schnittger (mail Frankschnittger at hot male dotty communists) on Sun Dec 27th, 2020 at 07:04:37 PM EST
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yes, but that particular status quo is exactly the one that is will prise ulster away from great Britain.
The status quo ante was membership of the UK, looking to Westminster. However, being separated by customs barriers for an increasingly disinterested Westminster which will have many more urgent problems closer to home to deal with.
Over time, London will simply expect Dublin to step up and Belfast will look that way as well.

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by Helen (lareinagal at yahoo dot co dot uk) on Sun Dec 27th, 2020 at 09:12:24 PM EST
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It is remarkable the degree to which unionists look to Dublin to solve their problems, even now, while lambasting Dublin in the net breath. No one does cognitive dissonance like an Ulster unionist!

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by Frank Schnittger (mail Frankschnittger at hot male dotty communists) on Sun Dec 27th, 2020 at 11:34:37 PM EST
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