Tag: Andrew Lilico

Brexit

The Brexit debate. A matter of respect.

Over the past week a fair few people have tweeted that it’s time for those on both sides of the Brexit debate to do more to respect the other side. Most of these comments come from the make-the-best-of-Brexit sort of people, many of them formerly soft Remain people who think […]

Brexit

The Brexit Bullshit Asymmetry Principle

It has been a pretty normal week in matters Brexit. On Sunday on the BBC’s Marr show, Michael Gove announced he was withdrawing the UK from the London Fishing Convention that dates from 1964. What’s that got to do with Brexit you may well ask. It’s about taking back control […]

Brexit

Some further thoughts on Andrew Marr and the Brexit debate

When I set out to dissect Andrew Marr’s “An optimist’s guide to Brexit” (his piece here, my fisking here) I had no idea quite what a reaction it would provoke.¬†Whenever I write something about Brexit it ends up leading to¬†some Twitter debate, but nothing like what has happened the past […]