This is doubly perplexing .
As Will Hutton has pointed out the WTO is currently beset with problems , including President Trump’s not insignificant , although ill conceived ,efforts to disrupt the Rules Based Order that has been developed .
More troubling is that the’ WTO Rules crash out’ scenario doesn’t stand up to any serious scrutiny in terms of either practicality or economic damage . Even the Brexiteers’ favourite economist , and the BBC’s first choice to counter any facts that emerge in course of the news cycle ,Professor Patrick Minford, has conceded he was overly optimistic on this point .
Any properly conducted interview would leave the Brexit apologists flailing around .
So the Big Brexit Mystery No.1 is :
Why are they not being held to account ?
RT @williamnhutton: How come neither broadcasters nor Labour hold Brexiters to account for so/called World Trade Organisation option? The W… – https://twitter.com/brucemcd23/status/1012410374077992960