Boris Johnson and David Frost agreed Brexit deal yet now blame others for it

A letter from Mary Russell:

By Letters
Monday, 8th November 2021, 7:15 am
Letter to the editor
Letter to the editor

Is Mr David Frost suffering from dis-associative amnesia? He and his negotiating team went through the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement (WA), page by page, line by line, every comma and full stop minutely scrutinised and understood.

It was passed in the House of Commons by a government with an 80 seat majority. They were not under pressure of any kind.

There is a serious attempt being made here to gaslight a whole section of the population and the media, and sadly many are falling for it.

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Whatever the faults or merits of the WA it is and was the product of Boris Johnson and David Frost, they both took great credit for it after agreeing and signing it, and that is solely where the credit or blame lies. Nowhere else.

All the other rhetoric is simple diversionary tactics by the UK and should be called as such.

Both were very quick to claim credit for the WA when it was agreed, but now seemingly they have no responsibility at all for it and its everyone else’s fault.

This particular UK government are shirking their responsibilities and scapegoating others in an attempt to divert attention from their own mistakes aided and abetted by the media.

Mary Russell, Dundalk

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