When they said we would have a "British Model" where we decided "what bits we keep, which parts we lose", and it would be "tailored to our own needs", they forgot to mention it would be tailored entirely to the ideological needs of politicians and sod our businesses.
Apparently the important thing about trade deals is that you negotiate them in terms of political purity and what the general public want.
Apparently if Northern Ireland's businesses are going to be negatively affected, what's most important is superficially what the English people want.
God help anyone ask the people these deals are supposed to be benefitting what they actually want, and how best to achieve that.
No, because trade deals aren't there for the benefit of business, or the UK wouldn't be selling concessions they made in the Japan deal as wins.
No, trade deals in the UK are all about the optics, not about what they actually are supposed to be about.
Now we've backed Brexit the racial purity of the law has to come first in the UK, at any cost.
If that means not doing what is best for our businesses, so be it.
This is how Brexit should have been sold. Not taking back control, but giving control to a bunch of ideological extremists.
They should have all worn robes and gone on and on about the "Purity of the law".
Then rather than thinking they had the nation's interests at heart, they might have seen the unrelenting puritans who believe in casting off the pleasures of business to live by a strict religious code.
Tailored to our own needs?

I see lots of needs, but I only hear religious chants when it comes to solving them.
We've now got a rubbish solution, which isn't great for our country, but apparently compromising to get what they want is not enough for these extremists.
As for International law? Well that's not racially pure. It's no wonder ministers in this country have now been let off their commitment to this mongrel legislation.
We are where we are, and the point is, the place we are is very very scary.


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