Lord Lilley’s Remarkable Comment – France Would Reject A Corsica Backstop

Lord Peter Lilley’s comments, on the BBC’s Newsnight programme, cast serious doubts as to whether politicians supporting Brexit really understand what is going on, especially concerning Northern Ireland. On the subject of the Irish backstop, he suggested that if France were to leave the EU, the beautiful island of Corsica would not tolerate a border […]

ROYAUME-UNI: Les Revenants – La Politique Sombre de Boris Johnson

Le conseil de Boris Johnson au parlement britannique sur la meilleure façon de rendre hommage Jo Cox est tout simplement honteux. Jo Cox, députée du Labour, a été brutalement assassinée lors de la campagne référendaire de 2016, par un fasciste dérangé qui cria “La Grande-Bretagne d’abord” lors de l’attaque. Pour un homme aussi puissant, Boris […]

Populism In Manchester

Boris Johnson was simply being himself at the Conservative party conference in Manchester. Full of energy and wild metaphors, he captured an already captive audience, sent Jeremy Corbyn into orbit and got Brexit done. All this, and more, with a panache that Cyrano de Bergerac would have been proud of and a sense of optimism […]

The Brexit Fundamentalists

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Populism and dogmatism have replaced empiricism and pragmatism, leading to an ideological frenzy, the perpetrators of which are in a constant civil war with their opponents. It is a psychodrama that has cut through political divides, carved apart families and neighbourhoods, to finally break its way through to the very top of the State and […]