Discussion of the more serious side of the Mail's agenda
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By Kreuzberger
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Boiler wrote:
Fri Dec 11, 2020 10:48 pm
I remember the Cod Wars as a child.
Me too. The price of fish rocketted. That was the net result. If anyone can predict the outcome of a small, plague-ridden coastal state going full-murderous in the current climate, please let minnow.
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By Boiler
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Meanwhile, back in the reel world: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-55283489
Tobias Ellwood, Conservative chairman of the Commons Defence Committee, called the threat of using Royal Navy gun boats to patrol UK waters in a no-deal outcome "irresponsible".
Whilst Chris Patten spoke of Johnson being on "a runaway train of English Exceptionalism"
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And, as a cold, damp December mist descends upon Paris, Berlin, and Brussels, it seems fair to conclude that threats of military violence have not turbot-charged whatever talks might still be possible.
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