Good Answers
to a Whining Brexiteer

Marshall Plan assistance by country.

— Property Spotter (@PropertySpot) February 2, 2019

Daniel Kawczynski shows that Fintan O’Toole is right.

There is more:

It’s really enough now. Every single day for almost a month there’s been some anti-German snipe. Usually not based on facts. I have really had enough of this. As a German but also as a historian. The abuse of history to justify Brexit is sickening, irresponsible and dangerous. 1/

— Prof Tanja Bueltmann (@cliodiaspora) February 2, 2019

The UK actually got the biggest share of funding from the Marshall Plan. Next was France and only then came Germany. Shame on you @DKShrewsbury for spouting such nonsense. Even the BBC website could have told you the real story. But clearly you were intent on 2/

— Prof Tanja Bueltmann (@cliodiaspora) February 2, 2019

whistling for the dogs … If you think others don’t see this, if you think this will just go unnoticed, think again. UK politicians are burning bridges that took decades to build with just one tweet. It’s a tragedy. 3/3

— Prof Tanja Bueltmann (@cliodiaspora) February 2, 2019



This is a false statement by a UK MP, and he knows it is false, but he does not care.

UK benefited significantly from Marshall Plan.

That a MP can assert this falsehood, and for it to be RTd so heavily, tells of what is wrong with UK politics.

This is dishonesty at UK's core.

— David Allen Green (@davidallengreen) February 3, 2019

Heroic Failure

On 2019-03-09 I saw this tweet:

Regardless of his politics, this rant from George Galloway says so much about Brexit. Nostalgia for lost youth and sentimentalism about the past mixed with nationalistic hubris.

"I want Britain to be what it was in the Swinging 60s – when we were something!"

— Property Spotter (@PropertySpot) March 9, 2019


I posted this on 2018-12-30: About Fintan O’Toole’s book:

If you havent read ‘Heroic Failure’ yet, my review may help you:

— Lila Haines (@LilaEilis) December 17, 2018

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