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Steve Bullock @GuitarMoog
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Not wishing to defend the PM, but its possibly this attitude - “embrace the chaos” - that’s at the root of so much of Brexiter (and Lexiter) thinking that I find most objectionble.

Chaos always, always means people’s lives ruined, particularly for the weakest and worst-off. 1/
It sounds so attractive and daring. Yay, be free, overturn the system, we’re revolutionaries, not stick-in-the-mud conformists. The ends will justify the means! You’ll see.

It’s the “lure of greatness” (h/t @AnthonyBarnett), and it’s intoxicating. 2/
It’s bollocks though. Shallow, self-indulgent, irrational, irresponsible, harmful, childish bollocks. The same people who spout this laugh at the teenager sitting under their Che Guevara poster wearing a GAP hoodie with their MacBook. They’re much worse though. They’re adults. 3/
The reality of ‘embracing the chaos’ is jobs lost, rent and mortgage payments missed, homes lost, poverty, misery and depression for people who just wanted a decent, normal life.4/
It’s saying that those lives - the only ones people have - don’t matter. Ruining them is just collateral damage so that we can have some fun and excitement. They can be sacrificed, whether they like it or not, for our amusement.
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It’s saying so what if others have lives that are “poor, nasty, brutish and short”. Fuck ‘em.
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It’s normal for a teenager to think like this, but it’s ridiculous for an adult, and despicable for someone in a position of power over a country and its population to.
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