Nigel Farage yesterday distanced himself from the “£350m to the NHS” proposal within minutes of the result. Nigel ‘man of the people’ Farage, in case you don’t know, would prefer a US style healthcare system, i.e. more heavily subsidised than the NHS, more expensive to the end user than the NHS, and less effective than the NHS.
Within 24 hours, Dan Hannan has admitted that we’ll likely accept a free movement of labour deal in exchange for trade. This is backed up by a number of Tories, despite the whole referendum being treated by the working classes and pensioners as a thinly veiled means to express discontent with immigration.
So where does that leave us?
- Sovereignty (but not of our borders).
Well, at least we’ll be free from the oppressive rules on pillows and bendy bananas.