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  1. So I understand Brexit voters were largely halfwits at best.

    about 6 months ago from web
    1. @scribus I think that’s a dangerous assumption to make for reasons that I don’t really feel like going into right now.

      about 6 months ago from web
      1. @mrmattimation Oh, I know, I'm just overselling a headline I saw that boils down to "People who voted to end a thing are upset that the thing has ended."

        about 6 months ago from web
    2. @scribus They’re the end result of a 40 year campaign by what is essentially state run media (or to be more accurate, a media run state) to overturn the previous referendum we had on joining the EU in the first place. Turns out it’s really easy to gaslight a populace when you spend decades ensuring they’ll never have the tools required to verify your claims.

      about 6 months ago from web
      1. @ceruleanspark it’s like the independentists took a page from the Bolsheviks who started that campaign in the ruins of the Russian empire

        about 5 months ago from web
      2. @ceruleanspark Boy oh boy am I glad America won't ever face a problem like that.

        about 5 months ago from web