Companies fleeing the UK a sign things are going well, claim Brexiteers

Rats fleeing a sinking ship
John Shafthauer

A number of companies have announced plans to move their business abroad. The timing suggests this may be Brexit related.

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After trying to convince people it’s all coincidental, Brexiteers have now switched tack. The latest argument is that corporations fleeing the country is part of the ‘plan’. The ever-changing ‘plan’ which has never been spelled out, and yet every Brexiteer allegedly understood when they voted for it.

Froth

Jacob Rees-Mogg said:

Brexit isn’t about people having jobs – it’s about waving tiny flags and shouting ‘traitor!’ at anyone who quotes experts.

Others have suggested these companies leaving may be a good thing. James Dyson, after all, is a fan of treating employees like circus chimps. The fact he’s moving some of his operations to Singapore suggests he thinks no-deal Brexit is off the cards.

That or he’s tired of people referring to him as ‘Jimmy Suck’.

Chaos

Of course, we don’t want to judge everything by how popular it is with corporations. The problem is that a lot of the Brexit-types do want to judge success on purely economic terms. As such, it seems they may not have thought things through.

They may not have thought at all.

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