Fintan O'Toole - The Irish Times
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The Brexit position paper feels more like an early move in the blame game than a credible plan. But this is not a game, it’s deadly serious. Sweet nothings are lovely while they’re being whispered in your ear. The problem is that a sweet nothing is still nothing. The British government’s long-awaited position paper on the Irish border after Brexit is really rather lovely. It tells Irish people of all political persuasions exactly what they want to hear: that there will be no physical border of any kind across the island and that free movement between Ireland will go on as if nothing had happened. But behind all of these delightful reassurances, there is sweet FA.feedback
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Jun 13 2017
Strip away the post-imperial make-believe and the Little England nostalgia, and there's almost nothing there, no clear sense of how a middling European country with little native industry can hope to thrive by cutting itself off from its biggest trading partner and most important political alliance.feedback
Mar 25 2017
If he were not a ruthless and unrepentant exponent of violence, he would never have become such a key figure in bringing violence to an end.feedback
Nov 09 2016
The republic of Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln and Roosevelt is now the United Hates of America. President Trump is the creation of the same demographic that gave Europe its far-right authoritarian movements with such disastrous consequences for the world.feedback
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