No, simply expedient. In his position I’d be keeping shtumm and let the tories fall apart in their mess. The nationalisation lie is one oft parroted, and needs to be exposed for what it is. People are always coming out with it, and it’s toss.
Do you think Labour should step in and help? Why the fuck would they?
No matter what happens - in, out, referendum(s) this will be so toxic that any association should be avoided. Even if it goes nowhere on a further referendum (which looks increasingly likely, and would now definitely go the other way), what do you think the cost has been, will be, both financially and in terms of international reputation?
Step away from the car crash, guys.
Far better to let the Tories suck this one up unaided.
Incidentally, how many on here noticed the widely unreported descent by the UK from Moody’s credit rating Aa1 to Aa2 last friday? That speech in Florence went well, didn’t it? It was all you heard about, not it’s effects…