Britons never will be slaves. –James Thomson Rule Britannia
That sound you hear is my Irish forebears turning over in their graves, but today I am experiencing something akin to *JOY* at the news that Britain has decided to become A Nation Once Again. Well done.
Ooops! I mean
Hip Hip Hurrah!
Of course, a pall of sorrow hangs over London’s predominantly-Muslim Tower Hamlets, which voted 67% to Remain in the EU. London itself voted just under 60% to Remain, and the voice of the muezzin at the East London Mosque in Whitechapel has a more mournful tone on this day that portends the beginning of the end of Britain’s being a province of the Caliphate.
Mayor Sadiq Khan sought to quell worries, telling the Standard: “These are early days in a monumental moment in our country’s history.
“Londoners should know that over the coming weeks, months and years, I will work with the Government and businesses in our city to ensure London continues to be the best place in the world for business, creativity and innovation — and that London continues to be a great city in which to live, work and raise a family.”
— you know, like it was for the 2000 years or so before he showed up.