Sunday, July 02, 2017

Quote of the day 2nd July 2017


Anonymous said...

Brexit means Brexit.

Chris Whiteside said...

Despite all the scorn heaped on this expression, at the time it was used it communicated a clear and simple message, e.g. "We are not going to wriggle out of obeying the majority decision in the referendum."

As a description of the government's negotiating position in the talks to create a new relationship with the EU this expression would of course have been inadequate. As a declaration that the government would honour the promise to respect the referendum result it meant something.