Tartan Knickers in a Twist
As soon as this evening the Lords might accept the inevitable and send the Government’s Brexit Bill to Her Maj for the royal assent. Which is a good thing. For the next two years the British government, the governments of European states and the EU will have to hammer out the details of the United Kingdom’s withdrawal from the European Union — uncharted waters.
So what does Wee Jimmy Krankie think is a perfectly sensible thing to do? Demand that Westminster give her a second vote on Scottish “independence” — at a time when British, European and EU pollies will be feverishly working on tidying up the details of Britain’s liberation. It is unlikely that Westminster will refuse a second vote despite the SNP’s blatant violation of the Edinburgh Agreement. It is not, however, likely to be quite as charitable as it was last time. After all, Cameron allowed Alex Salmond to choose the time and wording of the referendum question.
The Caviar Queen’s actions are unlikely to be well-received on the Continent. Spain has is own Catalan quandary. There are more — and louder — rumblings of discontent in Corsica and even Bavaria. As Europe is desperately attempting to hold some semblance of order, a petulant political fit is as welcome as a drag queen in an Iranian mosque.
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