Wednesday 22 November 2017

Lise Hand: Yes to the fiscal treaty -- but No to any sense of triumphalism

Lise Hand

Lise Hand

THERE were two boxes to choose from on the ballot-paper presented to the electorate on Thursday. One was a vote for A Rock and the other was to give a tick to A Hard Place.

This referendum was an unloved child, a grimly complex tangle of acronyms and bureaucratic jargon which offered scant reward for the citizenry who daily ducked away from the doodlebugs of fear dropped by both the Yes and No camps.

More damn austerity if we did vote No and more damn austerity if we didn't.

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