Smouldering Stoat wrote:It is, of course, possible for a Member of Parliament to conclude that it is best for the country to respect the result of the referendum.
atticus wrote:Hairy - isn't the problem that what you want isn't going to happen, and that there is no way you can make it happen?
Smouldering Stoat wrote:They are saying so. That is the position of very many, if not most, of the current House of Commons.
Smouldering Stoat wrote:What they are saying is, as far as I can see, that while they personally wanted to Remain, it is better for the country for them to respect the result of the referendum. That seems to me to be a perfectly respectable position: the damage to the country from ignoring the result could well be worse than that which results from Brexit. That's not to say that I agree with that position; merely that it is well within the range of proper responses.
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