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Oh and the fact he was voted in shows he's wrong about them being unelected, he was part of them
originally posted by: djz3ro
Bloody hypocrite. Oh and the fact he was voted in shows he's wrong about them being unelected, he was part of them!
originally posted by: PublicOpinion
a reply to: alldaylong
So you guys can't produce enough food on your own and now the exporting "farmers 4 Britons" in France (and elsewhere) are running in circles while pondering the possible increase of tariffs? Way to make my point, innit?
And no, farmers facing a somewhat existential thread to their businesses isn't even close to Europe in panic mode. Our entire food market relies on exploitation of refugees and/or temp work in a low wage sector, and it wont be sustainable in the long run, either.
originally posted by: RadioRobert
Man, if only there were other countries that could export ag products to the Uk instead of having to buy from within the EU... The EU protectionist bloc is crumbling. It's very sad for the EU, but don't think anyone else outside will shed many tears.
originally posted by: alldaylong
a reply to: uncommitted
Why is he interfering?
Are you seriously asking that question after reading his comments?
originally posted by: DanDanDat
a reply to: uncommitted
Why not exactly?
There could be 2 or 100 members in the EU and it wouldn't change the math on common decency.
The situation is not ideal for all involved; the question is how does the EU rise to the occasion?
The EU can prove they are a body worth being a part of; by showing that even in the face of adversity they rise above it and work for the greater good and long term stability of Europe. Letting the you UK leave with a "Sorry to see you go, here are concessions, and we sure hope you return one day and our good will is a down payment on that hope".
Or the EU can prove they are an autocratic bureaucracy worth running away from; by showing that in the face of adversity they are willing to sacrifice relationship with one of the major countries of Europe currently and historically just so they can gloat they got the best deal for the members that are remaining. Letting the UK leave with a "Don't let the door hit your @ss on the way out."