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As Brexit went into effect, we dined on fish and chips while listening/watching the BBC on the computer. My wife had a gin and tonic (Beefeaters, of course) while I sucked down some Guinness. Yes, I know it’s Irish, but it was as close as I could get.
As we were listening, we realized the importance of this event. First, it was a revolution for freedom accomplished peacefully through the Democratic process. Second, none of the horrors predicted by the “remainers” (also called “remoaners”) have come true. Sure, there will be bumps during the process of renegotiating relations with other countries and the European Union Minus One, but that’s to be expected.
We were very pleased Brexit finally happened. My wife was especially pleased I managed to contain the mess I made frying the fish! We topped off the evening by watching “Party Games,” the Christmas special where Minister Jim Hacker from the Yes, Minister series becomes the Prime Minister (the series Yes, Prime Minister followed two years later—both come highly recommended!).
Then we made like an old British couple and went to bed early…