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slackerx

From: slackerx

Sep-12

The whole thing seems kinda' weird from here, considering that this non-binding referendum split pretty much 50-50.

It's a little hard to understand how they ended up in such a bind.

adwil

From: adwil

Sep-12

"The whole thing seems kinda' weird from here, considering that this non-binding referendum split pretty much 50-50."

Any majority was enough for a decision. Blame the Gov of the time which was confident of winning. Of course there were many who said it's non-binding and can be ignored. Subsequent elections showed it couldn't be ignored and leavers became the majority in parliament.

slackerx

From: slackerx

Sep-12

adwil said...

Of course there were many who said it's non-binding and can be ignored. Subsequent elections showed it couldn't be ignored and leavers became the majority in parliament.

Well, a non-binding referendum can't be ignored if politicians decide to put themselves in a bind, I suppose.

Do you think that they will hold a non-binding referendum on whether or not to follow International Law?

  • Edited September 12, 2020 11:07 am  by  slackerx
adwil

From: adwil

Sep-12

slackerx said:

Do you think that they will hold a non-binding referendum on whether or not to follow International Law?

No. provided there's a deal with the EU, we can forget about obeying the treaty. However, if there's no deal, then protecting the integrity of the UK becomes important.

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From: Jenifer (Zarknorph)

Sep-13

slackerx said:

It's a little hard to understand how they ended up in such a bind.

Isolationism helped.

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Sep-20

SQUADDYB

From: SQUADDYB

Sep-25

Hmmm, the picture tells a different story.

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Sep-27

PTG (anotherPTG)

From: PTG (anotherPTG)

Oct-13

We are f++ked!

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Oct-17

He looks like he's been living in a dumpster for the last month.

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