Cro has been speculating on the forthcoming EU referendum, but no matter what happens, it will be difficult to un-carve a carve-up, as Jeremy Corbyn is about to find out.
Tony Blair said that if Labour wants to spend the next 10+ years in the wilderness, then they should elect Corbyn as the new leader, because he is unelectable in any other position. He also added that anyone who includes ideology as a main ingredient of modern politics needs a transplant.
He is so pathologically out of touch with his own party, otherwise he could never have said such a thing in public. I suppose what would you expect from someone who goes straight from bombing the hell out of civilians in the Middle East to creating themselves 'Peace Envoy' for the same region on a six figure salary?
'New Labour' was an anti-social disaster, and if any of its founders think that they could get elected on the same policies, then they are all completely and utterly out of touch with the electorate, and - as such - deserve to be unelectable too.
At least the old Common Market was ideologically designed to be what its title described it as. The European Union is the exact opposite but, as one of Hitler's henchmen said once, the bigger the lie, the more likely it is to be believed.
The other Hitlerian adage which was quoted - and employed - by the last Conservative government was the rule that any controversial legislation which entails the destruction and unravelling of useful and beloved social institutions for short term gain or profit, should be constructed in a way which makes it next to impossible to reverse - as Jeremy Corbyn knows full well.
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