The 'Sunlit Uplands' Confidence of the Hard Brexiteers

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A perfect capture from today's 'announcement' (that in the end wasn't announced) of an alternative Brexit Plan with Jacob Rees-Mogg, Boris Johnson and others all looking ... confident in it's success.

The best 'Caption' was provided by Otto English ...

What about a bus?

-- We tried the fucking bus. The fucking bus is why we're here.

How about me making an allusion to something in antiquity - perhaps in latin?

-- Shut it Mogg. Honest to God. Shut the fuck up.
What they did announce was a very dubious 'report' short on detail. Here's their expansive explanations on two key points ...

J.K. Rowling on Twitter summed it up perfectly by quoting poetry ...

A great hope fell;
You heard no noise;
The Ruin was within.

- Emily Dickinson