If only someone had warned us that Brexit would be hard
Weird, isn't it, how this Brexit business has turned out to be so difficult. It was meant to be a piece of cake. Our finest political thinkers told us so.
David Davis, for example. In May 2016, a month before the referendum, he gave a speech explaining that the Brexit negotiations would be a doddle. Just have a quick chat with Angela Merkel. She'd sort it all out for us.
"The first calling point of the UK's negotiator immediately after Brexit will not be Brussels, it will be Berlin, ...