Politicians are entrusted to lead us with vision, whether we agree or not. The Brexit “vision” has no detail, no experts, no answers.
Think about whether you can remember a time in history when senior politicians, a Cabinet minister no less, told people to ignore expert views, throw caution to the wind, based on absolutely nothing but a “feeling” Britain would be fine.
Priti Patel talks about optimism as though wishful thinking can pull countries out of recession. Michael Gove ignores leading experts in every realm, shrugging “Trust me”. And Boris – a man who just recently suggested Obama couldn’t be neutral because of his mixed-race background – jumps from one position to the opposite, whichever way the wind will turn.
Think about whether you can imagine Britain as a United Kingdom post-Brexit, once Scotland and Northern Ireland decide they won’t be tied to a result for which they didn’t…
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