Honesty

I am pessimistic about the ‘minister for Brexit’, David Davis’s competence when it comes to being able to forge a credible exit strategy.

He believes in Schrodinger’s United Kingdom: i.e. that the UK is simultaneously so powerful and important that the EU will fall over itself to offer us brilliant trade deals without asking for freedom of movement, while we are also so weak that we’ve spent years being downtrodden and ignored by our EU overlords. He believes that we, as a non-EU nation, could maintain trade deals with EU nations on a country by country basis because it’s “in their interests to be cooperative”, while also believing that as an EU nation, the EU prevented us from acting in our own interests and forming trade deals with non-EU nations.

He won’t be able to come up with a good exit strategy because he’s an intellectually dishonest politician trying to achieve something more concrete than winning votes. Voters might be swayed by dishonesty, reality not so much.

Advertisements

I like blogging

Tagged with: ,
Posted in Uncategorized

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: