, 15 tweets, 2 min read
Brexit contradictions: a short thread. (1/15)
The EU is both too left wing and too right wing. (2/15)
The EU is undemocratic and we shouldn’t have to pay for all their elections. (3/15)
The EU can’t make trade deals because tiny countries block all their decisions, and is also a fascist state that overrides the sovereignty of its members. (4/15)
No-deal Brexit is simultaneously no problem at all, and so bad that merely threatening it will make the EU do whatever we want. (5/15)
Parliamentary sovereignty is paramount, except when Parliament is divided about Brexit. (6/15)
The backstop is the most important issue with the proposed deal, but will never have to be used anyway because technology. (7/15)
We can have transitional arrangements without agreeing what we are transitioning to. (8/15)
“No-deal” will actually involve lots of deals. (9/15)
Immigrants have been taking our jobs, and are also work-shy and stealing public services. (10/15)
Brexit will allow us to cut immigration to the minimum, but will also make it easier for non-EU families to bring their relatives. (11/15)
Free trade is good and we must leave all our free trade agreements to achieve it. (12/15)
Being united and working towards common interest are good things for UK nations, but not for European nations. (13/15)
Referendums on leaving unions are good for the UK, but not for Scotland or Northern Ireland. (14/15)
Everyone knew what #Brexit they voted for, but even the Tory leadership candidates couldn’t agree what that actually was. (15/end)
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