When the joke is over

Brexit Photo: © 2017 MHP

When men come to be undeceived, it is too late; the jest is over, and the tale hath had its effect….like a physician, who hath found out an infallible medicine, after the patient is dead. Jonathan Swift.

Mistakes of a Nation

“Mrs May condemns Catalonian nationalists for ‘a reckless act of separatism’ that ‘risks casting their people into a wholly unnecessary calamity‘.”
(BBC website, with thanks to Christopher Oxford for his invaluable FB page which represents the rational resistance to Brexit.)

“To know thyself is the beginning of wisdom.” Socrates

“There are few, very few, that will own themselves in a mistake.”  Jonathan Swift

“You should never be ashamed to admit you have been wrong. It only proves you are wiser today than yesterday.”  Jonathan Swift

“It is the right of those of us who voted to remain to continue to speak for what we believe is in our country’s best interest and not allow ourselves to be cowed into silence.” Ian McEwan

Truth Unacknowledged bronze sculpture by Paul Dalou (1838-1902). Image: WGA

 

4 comments on “When the joke is over

  1. […] borders. Our island has gone mad, and we must heal it. We need your support, wherever you are. Nothing is funny here, any more. When men come to be undeceived, it is too late; the jest is over, and the tale hath had its […]

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  2. […] Brexit is Britain’s biggest blunder. Once out, there is no way back in. A rational, and legal, solution is easily available to the Government. Article 50 should be revoked. Only the courage to admit a mistake is lacking. […]

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  3. PJR says:

    I never thought it was possible, but I have been attacked by belated pity for May. Like all of us, in power or not, she should put national interests before party and personal ones. Best wishes, X

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  4. beetleypete says:

    Nicely done, Pippa. May shot herself in the foot with the statement about Catalonia. Then again, she was a Remain supporter…
    Best wishes, Pete. x

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