Yeah, what politicians can get away with these days is astonishing.
It’s just so frustrating. You can have a million people marching for something, you can have a million signatures on a petition and it accomplishes precisely nothing. Well, the petition will get a boilerplate response and if there has to be a debate in parliament it will be the smallest possible committee meeting in a meeting room somewhere and producing the same boilerplate in the end.
Three completely unrelated stories in the news today.
As with all political decisions- this is a choice, deliberately made.
(Swiped from a post by @anothernewbbaccount in the tampon thread.)
This came up on my playlist rotation yesterday. (Working my way through my music collection alphabetically, now.)
I was going to append the lyrics for anyone who felt the video was tl;dw - but no, please watch it. The lyrics are there and what happens to the flag sums it all up.
Meanwhile the UK govt plans to treat some British citizens worse than EU citizens when it comes to the right to live here with an EU citizen partner.
Came to this thread looking for Brexit merchandise. Some cool accessories for my EU outfit.
Left disappointed. Not in Boing Boing, just in the lack of Brexit fashion accessories
All the Brexit stuff I have seen can be best described as anti-fashion accessories. Fash accessories may be more accurate too.
This is all you need. Wear it proudly and always. Matches anything and everything else you may be wearing.
Oh, I have that already. As a Yankee living in Germany, I would happily get a EU citizenship if it didn’t mean renouncing my USA citizenship. That’s the rule for Germany, which is what I am eligible.