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I recognise this same behaviour in #Brexit. #Brexiters needed an enemy so #Remainers became the enemy.

And the more ridiculous and divorced from 2016 Brexit that their ideas became so the more Remainers pointed that out...…

...and the more #Brexiters dug into even worse outcomes driving further lies.

A mutual assured destruction of UK plc.

Could it have been resolved differently?

Well, I can think of many ways that #Brexit could have been an objective project managed on its merits. But...
3/4...none were possible after the lies of 2016.

I think three things could have saved us.

1. Leadership.
a) a good PM would have kicked Brexit into review
b) a good opposition would have built a strong case against.

2. Free Press
If we had one Brexit would have been buried.
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*I Can't take the credit for this masterpiece, it's brilliant* .😜😂😂😂😇

Walking down the street🚦🛣, a Member of Parliament (an ERG member) is hit by a lorry🚛 and dies⚰.
His soul arrives in Heaven and is met by St. Peter. He says, "'Welcome to heaven. Before you settle in,
it seems there's a problem. We never see anyone in such high office around here, so we're not sure what to do with you."
'Just let me in,' says the politician.
'Well, I'd like to, but I have instructions from above. You'll have to spend one day in Hell🔥
and one in Heaven🌈, then you can choose where to spend eternity.'

'Really, I've made up my mind. I want to be in Heaven,' says the MP.

'I'm sorry, but we have our rules.' replies St Peter
With that, St. Peter escorts him to the lift and he went down, down, down to Hell.
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Get this, #BrexitBritain. Any withdrawal agreement means compromise; you will pay, you will give ground. You are humiliated before the world, because #Brexit is an admission you can’t handle real life, that scuttling back to the safety of the dull 1950s is all you can handle.
If I sound bitter and angry it’s because I am. Because I’m one of those being screwed over. One of those whose life was defined by being European, by using the freedom that was my right. Five million of us whose lives have been turned upside down. #The5Million
#Brexiters are afraid that we don’t respect their ‘democratic vote’. Damned right we don’t. The referendum was never democratic. How could it be? The majority of those directly affected by the result DIDN’T EVEN GET A VOTE. Think about that. Democracy? No. The tyranny of the mob.
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There's so much going on here it's difficult to know where to start!

But start we must.

So, remember when the Brexiters said #Brexit was all about sovereignty & being free? Well, turns out America will decide your policies. You have no veto. Or vote. 1/8…
Secondly, Britain and the US are both members of the Five Eyes security alliance. Trump's administration would have shared their intel on #Huawei with the UK.

It is very telling that Britain did not buy in to Trump's anti-Huawei narrative that it poses a #security risk.

Trump's position was already undermined when he had said that @Huawei could be part of a trade deal with #China - apparently ignoring the "fact" that it is a #security risk. If it was such a risk, it would never be allowed to trade in the US. 3/8
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You got that right.. but gotta get all the rest of his #FOICK TOO. eg #FraternalOrderofICK and @FBI @FBIWFO @Europol are working on that SEE ALL reports from @ICIJorg AND @OCCRP ALSO all #Brexiters trying to hide in #UK
REMEMBER they created #HedgeFunds
@FBI @FBIWFO @Europol @ICIJorg @OCCRP Got that @MoveOn @votevets @IndivisibleTeam @emilyslist @VictoryFund GIVE MONEY ONLY TO @dccc @dscc The DNC has been severely compromised by #FakeDEMS led by #Bernie2020 and Comrade #GovHowardDean .. ALL #Progressives are Putin backed bots. #BeAmericanStrong #VoteBlue2020
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1. Neither I nor #Remain millions R Extremists but #Brexit's marginalised the Centre to the point we've become extreme
Extremely Angry
Extremely Politicised
Extremely Determined

Govt/Opposition/#Brexiters/#Lexiters thought we'd just Suck It Up, Get Over It, Move On.

2. We no longer see Tories or Labour, PM or Corbyn as the only alternative to each other. That's a false conceit you want us to swallow. Tactical voting & social media played out in GE2017. #Brexit is toxic & will continue to be if U don't #RevokeA50. A plague on both your houses
3. This is an Existential & Generational Crisis sucking the life & soul out of our Country..there is No Good..No Viable #Brexit nor #Lexit..both = #BrexitShambles
Both Remove Rights w/o Consent & leave us Worse Off.
There is NO COMPROMISE between IN or OUT beyond the one we have.
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Dear friends, I must draw your attention to a trend here. It is as if all #brexiters have been told to lie blatantly. Raab' claims that being in a weaker position strengthens our bargaining power is pure #altright cognitive dissonance. It is a deliberate confusion tactic 1/
This is one of the hallmarks of the Leave Campaign and other campaigns where the #altright hate machine has been involved. It is using lying as a weapon designed to further obscure the truth and make people give up on trying... silence opposition based on truth /2
It is also a key part of stirring up hate. It is societal antagonism/terrorism. It is designed to enrage and encourage hate, anger and violence. It is designed to, for example, encourage verbal attacks against #leavers to use as proof of hate against them... 3/
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1/3 Nearly 1000 days since #EUref & I’ve still not heard of ONE single convincing #Brexit benefit from any supporter, either those known to me or via press/online.

That’s been plenty of time to do my own independent research & wherever I’ve looked, we can ONLY be worse off.
2/3 I might once have considered idea of #EU imploding & our early exit being beneficial.

But just as Brexit is tearing us apart, it has enhanced European unity so that’s not happening.

What’s left to #Brexiters are lies, electoral fraud, greed, racism & stubborn stupidity.
3/3 After years of arguing, I’ve made it a New Year vow to decline debate with still committed #Leavers as I believe they must be influenced by one or all of the above & are thus past help.

Best way to #StopBrexit2019 is to focus on the apathetic, the unsure & soft leavers.
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In her 18 Xmas speech, HM QE2 avoided Brexit entirely (she did mention Commonwealth), in the "BBC balance" interpretation of Royal obligation to be politically neutral. We can speculate on meaning and intent. But it got me thinking about requirements for reconciliation. Thread.
Leavers would need due consideration and political action on the discontents that drove their vote. E.g. redistribution, investment in communities whose public services have been eroded. Creating + opportunities: vocational training, education. Community-building and integration.
Parties can help by recruiting talent from outside the Public School - Oxford PPE - Spad conveyor belt. Westminster can help by letting serious £ move to regions. A decade of austerity has also left a sense that working people absorbed the consequences of moral hazard in City.
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1. Don't pin the blame for this debased #Brexit on #Remain #Remainers #RemainerNow
We tried to tell you
2. We said a Ref was not a good idea
3. We warned Safeguards were needed
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THREAD on the Subject of #Brexit & Respect...with a hint of Betrayal.

#Remain #Remainers, #RemainerNow Pls RT or feel free to Use this whenever you are told to Respect the Non-Binding Referendum & by all means add some more.
1. #Brexiters & #Lexiters have 2 justications, apart from 'we won you lost', for the #BrexitShambles.
Namely that we must RESPECT the #Brexit Ref result & that to seek to overturn it would BETRAY the Will of the 'British People'. (nb they often omit the N. Irish)
2. Respect or Lack of Respect & Betrayal at the heart of should we Respect the EURef 2016 & Who or What is being Betrayed?
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No. This is actually happening. This "scaremongering"/"project fear" narrative has to stop now. There is demonstrable proof that this and other similar things are happening on the ground (recently including CAF). Real lives impacted.

This is #Brexit reality.
It's high time for #Brexiters to grow up and understand that just because the reality of what is happening does not fit their narrative, does not mean that it is not real.

It's time to grow up and own your mistakes.

You created this. Deal with it like we have to.

What Bob here fails to comprehend is that the residence requirements for EU citizens and non-EU citizens are very different. So you could easily comply with the EU ones but not the non-EU ones.

That is very much the point.

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1/4 If anyone is still listening, here’s an ABC of WTO-only #Brexit as it applies to my business, driving & #trucking.

Bryce Baschuk (@bbaschuk) writes for Bloomberg on WTO.

Dmitry Grozoubinski (@DmitryOpines) has actually been a #WTO negotiator.
2/4 Dmitry lists (by his own admission, in no particular order) planes not flying, ill prepared customs authorities, removal of competent authorities & loss of financial services & then says this about #trucking..
3/4 Pauline Bastidon (@BastidonPauline Head of European Policy at the Freight Trade Association) then adds the following..
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I want to address this tweet and the comments that followed. It seems that some of you did not get the point.

#NHS #StopBrexit #FBPE #PeoplesVote
The point is this:

The UK has access to technetium-99m because it's a member of an international treaty facilitating its trade & movement. Without it, treatment & detection of certain cancers is much harder, waiting lists will grow and people will die.

The further point is this:

There are 9.5 months to go until the UK drops out of EURATOM. 9.5 months is not enough to negotiate a brand new treaty or to join an existing one on another continent.

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1. Seen quite a bit of anti #FBPE nonsense...mainly from the further left..we've been called a cult by Corbynistas...I'd remind them, cultists worship deities PEOPLE or objects; opposing a #Brexit which is leaving us all Poorer, Weaker with Less Control & Fewer Rights is neither.
2. Using #FBPE doesn't make us anti Corbyn or Labour it makes us anti #Brexit & sadly that means we are in opposition to those who are forcing a flawed #BrexitShambles upon the Ppl & denying the Ppl a #FinalSay a #PeoplesVote to Confirm the Will of the Ppl to leave or to #Remain.
3. Fighting to give the Ppl a #FinalSay nor indeed giving the Ppl a #PeoplesVote doesn't thwart #Brexit nor disrespect merely allows everyone to Confirm if they still want it or now to #StopBrexit &'s called DEMOCRACY as it allows ppl to change their minds
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1/ Liz it is not that you reported on Nigel & Jacob throwing some fish into the Thames. It’s that you did not also report on many many many more people marching against #Brext. The logic given for. It doing so does not add up.
2/ it is also that you did not raise critical & basic questions in regard to said stunt throwing of fish into the Thames. It is the total Government pro #Brexit. Has exhibited by @BBCNews in recent years.
3/ It is the sheer number of appearances by #Brexiters such as #farage versus #Remainers. It is the ambush mounted on @carolecadwalla by @AndrewMarr9 & #Brexstremjst guest
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It's #WorldKindnessDay
@nickynoo007 made the brilliant suggestion to #KillBrexitWithKindness
Here's my *stab*: thank you #Brexit for honing my power point skills. In gratitude, I'm posting my top-20 most popular anti-#Brexit/#StopBrexit memes (in no particular order).
1. One of the more recent ones on @DavidDavisMP hypocrisy over his failure to release the Brexit Impact Reports or sector studies or whatever they are, which he testified existed in "excruciating detail"
Release the #BrexitImpactReports #StopBrexit #revokeA50forthwith #FBPE
2. Never has this one on the #Tory Kakistocracy seemed more relevant with @michaelgove throwing #NazaninZaghariRatcliffe under a bus on #Marr to throw a political lifeline to his dangerously incompetent buddy @BorisJohnson
#StopBrexit #exitfrombrexit #revokeA50forthwith #FBPE
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1) strong message here for remaining #Brexit supporters

You were lied to, you are led by chancers, get a grip…
2) Yes, ok, Remain ran a terrible campaign & Cameron was an arrogant fool.
Yes #Brexit sounded easy & even exciting
But, enough's enough
3) whatever happened in the campaigns, this is the reality.
There is no £350 M, #Brexit will cost far more than our membership
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1/ We need to talk about @petenorth303.
2/ Pete is a puzzle. A brexiter who, to his credit, has been facing harsh brexit facts and publicising them. E.g.
3/ People, normal people, have been asking, horrified, “so why aren’t you against it”?
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