Ekona wrote:Got to start a baseline from somewhere. People are free to stay in their respective countries while paperwork gets processed, obviously, but it still needs to be done.
It doesn't need to be done! None of this shit needs to happen! People are acting like this what everyone wants and are blindly going along with it because "it needs to be done". What the fuck? NO. Nobody voted to leave the single market, nobody actually voted to ruin lives and break up families, nobody voted to buttfuck the economy or completely discard long-established trade agreements for shitty WTO rules and huge tariffs, nobody voted to leave Euratom (I mean JESUS, WHY??), nobody voted to put the good friday agreement and the goddamn Union at risk - Yet here we are, and everyone's acting like this is unquestionably the price we have to pay to respect the so-called "will of the people"
The same "will of the people" that is actually the astonishingly slim majority of YES responses to a catch-all proposition somehow supposed to cover everything from immigration reform to fishing quotas, wrapped up in a Fisher-Price package that grossly - obscenely
- simplified an issue so opaque and with such complex factors involved that it would be impossible to expect every single member of the electorate to fully comprehend even WITH all the facts, figures, projections and consequences, let alone with this information either straight-up not existing
or buried underneath the most divisive, shitty political campaigns of modern times leading their decisions.
Yeah, THAT will of the people. Except even THAT was advisory - Something supposed to inform our elected representatives and direct them to act in our best interests through hard-fought parliamentary sovereignty to advance and protect our nation. NOT A FUCKING MANDATE TO DO WHATEVER IT TAKES TO PULL THE EU PLUG.
And the worst part? We're only here because of a mind-bogglingly stupid gamble that pigfucking poe-faced 6-foot lizard David Cameron lost within his own party, leading to the general public being given an opportunity to shout loudly "fuck everyone, we're British!" which of course they only went and fucking did, fuelled by a relentless right-wing media campaign that completely ignored facts and rebranded trade and financial experts as fear-mongering traitors and went for visceral, emotional, nostalgic, pride-based arguments that focused entirely on a fucking fairytale ending without detailing the means
- ie. SACRIFICING everything we fought to build, irreversibly, and to SUFFER for YEARS to come - of how the gibbering fuck we're supposed to get there.
Respect the result? Nah. Democracy says I have a right to point out a fucking disgraceful sham.
Get behind the Leavers? I'm not about to forget that the so-called dream team leading this cult are the same elitist wankers who have strangled our services, councils, NHS and welfare because "austerity" - yet somehow still have spare billions for Trident's replacement and plenty left over to keep the monarchy in swanky digs for the next hundred years.
No need for a second referendum? Lads, there shouldn't have been a referendum in the first place. You want to identify the will of the people, ask them WHY they said LEAVE. Separate the issues. Tackle them individually through reforms. Make an effort, collectively, as a nation, to step the fuck up and fix something massive that has potential to change for the better and become beneficial to everyone. Don't take the hand of the devil and run blindly into an abyss just because it's the opposite direction to your problems.
Honestly, what the hell have we become as a nation that we're chucking our principles out of the window to enact a decision built on an inverted pyramid of piss because someone says it "has to happen"? Jesus fucking wept