The German and the timely exit.

The German and the timely exit.

Setting aside the border conundrum for a moment*, let us consider the bombastic bollocksology of our old friend Martin Schultz, he of the SDP, Germany’s answer to Labour. Herr Schultz today declared that his objective, and the objective of his party, was no less...
Regulatory alignment

Regulatory alignment

The Brexit deal which nobody with any commonsense expected to be reached yesterday fell partially because of a spooked DUP who saw the Irish press and commentariat crowing about an Irish diploamtic coup, and partially because of a concept which is not particularly new...
Brexit – a reflection on an unhappy marriage

Brexit – a reflection on an unhappy marriage

TL;DR:  Brexit is a good thing; we should be throwing a fucking party. The price of freedom is to want for nothing more. We should be ready to walk away from a bad deal. Click To Tweet Hurting Ireland in a no-deal Brexit would be unfortunate, but the UK must follow...
My Reshuffle

My Reshuffle

Either there’ll be a heave now or there’ll be a heave later.  There doesn’t need to be.  There’s still an opportunity for Theresa May to create a strong and stable cabinet and manage the process of negotiation and eventual departure at a time...