The Washington Post has nailed Brexit – and it’s not a good look
Between “Brexit means Brexit”, “a red, white and blue Brexit” and a “jobs-first Brexit”, it seems as though the people leading the conversation haven’t a clue what Brexit actually is. In spite of this, politics.co.uk founder, Ian Dunt, has nailed the current situation in his article for US newspaper, The Washington Post – and it’s not pretty.
— Ian Dunt (@IanDunt) February 1, 2019
His assessment hit home for many people.
— Jeff Gazzard (@JeffGazzard) February 2, 2019
That one is getting framed and out on the wall.
— Prof. Colin Talbot (@colinrtalbot) February 1, 2019
Brilliant assessment of the ‘insanity’ of Brexit underpinned by what is personified accurately as as ‘a bubbling tide of jingoistic nationalism.’
— Halcyon_Daze (@Halcyon100Sarah) February 1, 2019
Not everyone thought he’d gone far enough.
Almost right – it is what failing to have a democratic system does to a country. https://t.co/1vMRHLGcJm
— Natalie Bennett (@natalieben) February 1, 2019
But that's only one side of the story, it's nationalist populism serving as the tool of a ruthless kleptocratic elite seeking to cripple the ability of democracies to tax and regulate the kleptocrats.
— Nick Reeves #FinalSayForAll #FBPE (@nickreeves9876) February 1, 2019
One Twitter user wondered about the logical conclusion of this kind of populism.
Blue passports, though!