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Leave it Out!

In Britain’s EU referendum/ Campaigners had funds and could spendum/ But now a review/ Shows Leave.EU/ Thinks rules are for Leavers to bendum./// https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2018/may/11/leaveeu-fined-70k-breaches-of-electoral-law-eu-referendum In Britain's EU referendumCampaigners had funds and could spendumBut now a reviewShows https://t.co/ECLxzTVuFkThinks rules are for … Continue reading

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Loose Hannan

A Brexit campaigner named Dan/ Admits things aren’t going to plan – / We’re chasing, he feels,/ The worst of all deals;/ The shit is now hitting the fan./// A Brexit campaigner named DanAdmits things aren't going to plan – … Continue reading

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Taking Back Passport Control?

Brit passports of burgundy hue,/ Post-Brexit, will turn a dark blue,/ A major advance/ For workers in France,/ Who’ll make them (inside the EU)./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-43489462 Note: for a month or two now, Twitter user Guillaume Cingal has been translating many … Continue reading

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Vladi Well Done!

There is an old fellow named Putin/ With whom the UK is disputin’/ But whose reelection,/ With some genuflection,/ Old Juncker and Trump are salutin’./// https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2018/mar/20/tories-attack-junckers-nauseating-letter-congratulating-putin There is an old fellow named PutinWith whom the UK is disputin'But whose reelection,With … Continue reading

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Transition Condition

Theresa May drew a red line,/ Declaring no leader could sign/ The backstop position/ On border transition -/ But now it’s apparently fine./// https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2018/mar/19/uk-and-eu-agree-terms-for-brexit-transition-deal Theresa May drew a red line,Declaring no leader could signThe backstop positionOn border transition,But now it's … Continue reading

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I wanna be like EU-hoo-hoo

The PM gave Brussels her view/ Of Britain outside the EU:/ “Although the UK/ Won’t do as you say/ We’ll still have to do as you do”./// https://www.reuters.com/article/us-britain-eu-europeans/europe-wary-of-mays-ideas-for-post-brexit-harmony-idUSKCN1GE2JD The PM gave Brussels her viewOf Britain outside the EU:"Although the UKWon't … Continue reading

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Customary Divisions

A union, Corbyn decided,/ For customs is OK provided/ It’s prefaced with ‘a’,/ Not nasty old ‘the’,/ And leaves Tories badly divided./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-43189878   A union, Corbyn decided,For customs is OK providedIt's prefaced with 'a',Not nasty old 'the',And leaves Tories … Continue reading

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Bringing Home the Bacon?

This little pig went to Brussels/ To break with the Treaty of Rome/ But after some flexing of muscles/ Went Oui Oui Oui all the way home./// *The observant among you will have instantly noticed that this is not a … Continue reading

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Brex for the Border

As Britain negotiates Brexit/ The border continues to vexit/ With May’s coalition/ In fragile condition/ This could be the issue that fexit./// https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/republic-of-ireland/dup-vows-to-block-any-brexit-border-deal-which-separates-ni-from-rest-of-uk-36376499.html As Britain negotiates BrexitThe border continues to vexitWith May's coalitionIn fragile conditionThis could be the issue that … Continue reading

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Brexit Strategy

  The bill meant to implement Brexit/ Won’t pass until parliament chexit/ And gives it some scrutiny/ So if Tories mutiny/ It may be the Commons rejexit./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-41975277 The bill meant to implement BrexitWon't pass until parliament chexitAnd gives it … Continue reading

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