I was a remainer, and that course was recommended by all major parties, including the Tories at the time of the referendum. However the public voted to leave. Anyone with an ounce of sense must have realised that meant leaving the custom union and single market if we want to have border controls.
The referendum result was clear, and now Theresa May and the Government are simply trying to carry out the wishes of the public. Labour, in theory, have the same view - I only wish there could be cross party agreement on the issue.
I only wish there could be cross party agreement on the issue.
I agree, and in a way there is agreement - Labour endorses abiding by the referendum result. The differences are over methodology, the structuring of the final agreement with the EU.
Those people who voted to remain are understandably disappointed, but I just wish they could find it in themselves to stop banging on about what a terrible decision their fellow citizens made. It's as if they think they have some deeper insight, that their view of it is the right one and everyone who voted to leave is too stupid to understand that. It's an incredibly arrogant, sour grapes attitude.
The decision was made a long time ago. We should all respect the fact, and get on with thinking about our national future. Unfortunately, the opposition party is doing what opposition parties do - they try to find ways to discredit the government and bring about its demise, in the hope they can gain power. That's fine under normal circumstances - democracies are based on having strong opposition politics - but when something as crucial to our future as this comes along it would be helpful if we could all pull together on it.
You give the impression of supporting BREXIT. Still only time will tell I suppose. Personally I have always been pro EU. Before you ask F.E. your apparent support for BREXIT surprises me because I always thought you to be a pragmatist and pulling out of the E.U. is about the least pragmatic thing we could do.