TL;DR 46% (49%) of EU citizens (N=10792) think that if the UK wants to leave with #nodeal, so be it. No more concessions from EU side fro #Brexit. Let's move on. Survey from June 2019, more: https://twitter.com/stefwalter__/status/1163787724882677761?s=20
@jwildeboer You're not serious are you? You don't really see giving someone more time to make their mind up as a concession do you? I would call that common sense. It costs the EU and the UK nothing to allow an extension a concession is when you give something in the hope of gaining something in return. A concession would have been to give us back:
The duchy of Aquitaine (Gascony/Guyenne)
@dick_turpin @jwildeboer You think that not knowing whether the conditions for trade between the EU and UK will or will not radically change in a few months has no impact? If I were a CEO of a EU company doing business with the UK (among others) I would definitely minimize any investments in that business because the uncertainty makes it a risky investment.
@sesivany @jwildeboer Of course it will. But don't forget, many of the Trade Agreements will still be in place after we leave and new ones will be very quickly implemented or old ones from before we joined the EU reactivated just to tide things over until more up-to-date ones can be ratified. Mark my words. a lot of this stuff is scare tactics for gullible people, you know, like the gullible ones who voted leave? Now it's the gullible remainers turn. LOL
@jwildeboer @sesivany If you're talking about paying for NHS treatment and the immediate removal of free movement only a stupid person would think those things would stay in place after midnight on the 31st why on earth would they? If a customer leaves Red Hat do you continue to give then support Free & Gratis? No, of course you don't.
@dick_turpin @sesivany "Why on earth would they?" - Because that's what said over and over again by your government. So you are saying we shouldn't trust anything they say? And no, I am not talking about NHS costs. I am thinking of the several hundred Red Hatters from EU countries working and living in the UK, their children and how they feel now.
@dick_turpin Your parliament and government were thus far unable to ratify and implement the withdrawal agreement that both sides negotiated. That's why your country needed extensions. It's all your internal problem. What the survey says is simple: We are bored and tired of your internal shenanigans and would really like to move forward with the EU. Be that with or without the UK. Just get this done ASAP.
@jwildeboer Now that we do agree on. As I have said many times. It was a huge mistake to allow Parliament to have a say. If, as it should have been, up to the Government to sort out would have left months ago.
I totally agree, we should leave now! Tomorrow if possible, and deal with the consequences as they appear. Allowing idiots to whine about this that and the other that hasn't even happened yet is what's holding it all up.
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