From The Guardian‘s live blog just now:
In the Brexit committee Michael Gove has just finished answering a series of questions about how Dover would cope with lorry arrivals in the event of a no-deal Brexit. Hilary Benn, the committee chair, did not sound hugely reassured, and he concluded by asking Gove to admit that no one actually knows what will happen in the event of no deal. Gove did not contest this, but replied:
“The future is known only to the Almighty.”
But of course, there is problem with that:
Benn said unfortunately the Almighty would not be appearing as a witness.
I mean, really.
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In other news, here is a quick lesson in how news reporting works in the UK:
Construct your own reality. It’s what everybody else does…
Brian Hughes is an academic psychologist and university professor in Galway, Ireland, specialising in stress, health, and the application of psychology to social issues. He writes widely on the psychology of empiricism and of empirically disputable claims, especially as they pertain to science, health, medicine, and politics.