We risk enshrining the sovereignty of one moment: 23 June 2016

The UK is told that to ask for a rerun on the 52:48 Brexit result is an affront to democracy, while Scotland hears its 55:45 IndyRef result was so close as to justify a rerun in the near future.   

Forget for a moment the strange particulars of our current predicament. Forget the inconclusive general election of 2017, and the leverage it gave to the fantasies of the European Research Group and the narrow-minded prejudices of the Democratic Unionist Party. Forget what the European question has done to our two main parties, furiously divided, undisciplined and visibly disintegrating at the margins. Forget the doggedness of our zombie-Prime Minister and her undead deal. Forget indeed...
source: New Statesman

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