Flip Flop Economics
Remember when it was the jam? Early stages of Brexit the Fantasy (Season 1) we had Andrea Leadsom argue that ‘British jam, tea and biscuits will be at the heart of Britain’s Brexit trade negotiations’ – (because if there’s anything foreigners admire about Britain it’s our food).
Now it’s flip-flops.
Liam Fox – still apparently openly referred to as the “the International Trade Secretary” has heralded the sales of “sunglasses, flip-flops and ice-creams”.
The future is bright.
If anyone thinks the case for independence is dwindling, worry ye not. Brexit is fulfilling all of its promise as an exercise in national humiliation and impending economic chaos. The unfolding shambles will make a joke of Better Together’s efforts to ridicule Scotland’s economic future with a chocolate coin.
Today we’re told that the Brexit pound is tanking and £1 will be soon be equal to the Euro, the currency shunned and ridiculed by the Better Together campaign. And today we hear that David Davis has landed a lucrative £34,000 for six days work.
So if you were believing the yarn being spun about the early demise of the Yes Movement, and you’re watching the men who put the Flop into your economy pontificate on television, just watch the edifice of the British State slide into the sea in the coming weeks and months and remember, we’re just on our holidays …
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