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Sun Jan 17, 2021, 07:59 AM

They gaslighted the fishing industry but, hey, at least the British fish are happy...



This week has been a shocker in the UK on so many levels. I was listening to our not very illustrative Foreign Secretary Raab today on Marr and he denied that the fishing industry are having any significant issues getting the fish they are still allowed to catch to their markets in Europe. In the face of all evidence to the contrary he decided live on the BBC that he would just deny the evidence of his eyes and ears and lie.

They lied to get the fishermen to vote overwhelmingly for Brexit. They were conned into believing that ruling the waves again could be an actual thing in a 21st century global economy, and now as their goods lay rotting at the ports, well, at least the fish are happy.



This was always going to happen. It is the same with Trump and the republicans, all gaslight, bluster and bollocks. That anyone ever thought that these privileged wankers could make a success of Brexit is beyond me. No strategies, no structures, no planning, no effective governance, just a strapline as ridiculous as we are Empire and Rule Britannia – that should do it chaps…



Had success written all over it. 👀

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Sun Jan 17, 2021, 10:44 AM

1. I saw that toon this morning when I read The Guardian. I love the Brit political toons! Thanks for

posting it!

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Mon Jan 25, 2021, 05:12 PM

2. This sounds as though it should be satire!

It reminds me of the parody-folk group some years ago, 'The Kipper Family', and their song 'The Crab Wars' about feuding between Sheringham and Cromer over the ownership of the crabs! One line goes 'Get dressed in your best, for you're Cromer crabs now!' Get dressed in your best, and rejoice with zest, for you're British fish now!

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