I'm greatly afeared the Prime Minister is being rushed into announcing an Article 50 date without fully weighing up the pros and cons of this momentous decision. The consequences of such rash actions can never be underestimated.
No indication has been given as to whether vital issues concerning the preparation and delivery of this letter have been fully teased out. For example:
- Has the Downing Street fountain pen been recently serviced? It would cause great uncertainty in the markets were the letter to be abandoned in mid-withdrawal because of a blockage in the ink-delivery system.
- Is there an adequate supply of superior quality notepaper available that has been embossed with appropriate crests and logos proclaiming Britain's paramount position in world affairs? Writing the letter on socially inferior notepaper might give this excitable Johnny Tusk chap a mistaken impression that he can negotiate the terms Britain is dictating to him.
- Have the terms this Tusk cove should use in addressing his reply been fully thought out? There is a world of difference between "Yours humbly" and "I most humbly beg to remain forever your most obedient servant".
- Has a protocol been arrived at regarding how Her Most Gracious Majesty might be given sight of this letter? It certainly would not do to have it displayed in some foreign newspaper that isn't even written in English before Her Most Gracious Imperial British Majesty has seen it.
- Have the awards to be bestowed on those involved in the creation of this letter been agreed with due consideration been given to the seniority of such awards conforming to the ranking of the function performed and the social class of the awardees? Fallout from awarding a potential Companionship of the Royal Order of the Bidet to grammar school educated Higher Executive Officer who prepared the ink in precedence over an OBE to a Principal Officer Grade 2 with a Cambridge Third in Classics who selected the writing paper could take years to unravel.
- Has it been definitively decided not to affix a stamp to the envelope containing the letter? If this Johnny Tusk fellow is seeking this letter, then he should jolly well pay for it instead of loading another unnecessary expenditure on Britain's Exchequer.
The above are but a sample of the considerations which have yet to be decided to the satisfaction of the British people who told Johnny Tusk and his swarthy cabal they've had enough of his impertinent diktats. It would be in everybody's interests to hand the matter over to a Royal Tribunal of the House of Lords for their deliberation. Let Johnny Tusk wait for his letter until Britain is good and ready. He should be damned grateful that Britain has condescended to reply to him in the first place.
Those who voted to leave the EU have been sold a mirage in the desert. The overwhelming majority of immigrants in the UK are from former British colonies, are largely Muslim and will still be there after the country leaves the EU. Despite all the griping about refugees from sub-Saharan Africa and the Middle East it's the ghettoisation of Britain's towns and cities by Asian Muslims that causes the most angst. Most of the more recent immigration from Eastern Europe comprises white Christians whose sense of identity is specifically European and closer to native Britons' values than those of the country's former colonies.
Ineed I saw some gob************************e or another been interviewed on the street the other day
Saying he voted for Brexit to keep the muslims out ?
Bit of a head scratcher that - when was the last time you met a Polish Muslim
what date does the points system forms go out to all the migrants.once filled in and returned those who dont qualify will be heading south the nearest eu country.i think this and the wall can be in place by 2020 at the latest.
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