Brexiter starts petition to get Ireland to re-join the United Kingdom

Just when you think that Britain’s confused arrogance over Brexit must have reached its limit… something else happens to show you that there’s still some way to go.

The latest episode is a petition created by Brexit supporter Scott Packer urging the UK government to invite the Republic of Ireland to rejoin the United Kingdom as a way of resolving the current problem of the Northern Ireland border.

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Irish bookie responds to British criticism of Ireland with mocking ad in Brexit supporting paper

Ireland has recently been subjected to growing anger and criticism from Brexit supporters frustrated by their inability to get the kind of deal they want as Britain leaves the European Union.

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The onslaught has led to a caustic response from the Irish bookmaker Paddy Power, which is also one of the major gambling outlets in the UK.

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British politician’s display of ignorance shows what Ireland and EU are up against dealing with Brexit Britain

We’ve got used to ignorant and often offensive comments about Ireland and the Irish from British politicians frustrated that they aren’t getting their own way over Brexit.

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Former MEP Stanley Johnson said the Irish should be allowed to get on and shoot each other if they don’t like having a border between Northern Ireland and the Republic. His son Boris, former British Foreign Secretary no less, described the border as just a “gnat” of a problem being used by Ireland and the EU as a way of frustrating Brexit. Continue reading “British politician’s display of ignorance shows what Ireland and EU are up against dealing with Brexit Britain”