To the very limited extent that the British political elite can be said to have a ‘strategy’ in relation to Brexit this can be summed up as follows:
- Muddle along with one eye on Nigel Farage and the other on the right-wing British media.
- Whatever the British media respond to positively, pretend it’s what you planned all along.
- Whatever the British media respond to negatively, blame it on the EU and/or the SNP.
Either bold and powerful Britannia is using her might to mould the future according to her iron will; or plucky little Britannia is being beaten down by foreign bullies and undermined by the treachery of her servants. The one certainty in the whole sorry farce of Brexit is that none of those perpetrating this act of political and economic vandalism will be in any way responsible for the damage caused. What cannot be claimed as their glorious…
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