Within the Cardiff Bay cartel, ‘BDS’ originally meant the ‘Brexit Derangement Syndrome’ of those who see in Brexit the twilight of Wales’ elites. Yet in these heady days ‘BDS’ stands for the ‘Boris Derangement Syndrome’ that has now sent Wales’ devolved governing class into orbit.
At the dawn of devolution Ron Davies claimed “it is a very good morning in Wales”. Yet twenty years on, First Minister Mark “beacon of hope” Drakeford’s anniversary speech was so partisan it triggered three Assembly Members to walk out.
The EU-puppets of the Scottish National Party and Plaid Cymru bet on hard Remain to bolster their fortunes and break up Britain – but in reality, Brexit entrenches and intensifies unionist currents in British politics and may yet be an endgame for nationalism.
Matt Smith wrote on Brexit Central: Wales’ achingly europhile First Minister Mark Drakeford turned his St David’s Day address into a fanfare to Brussels this year when claiming: “Wales is a European nation and always will be”.
Labour’s political broadcast Our Town tells viewers “We lost control” and “we’ve been sold short by a political and economic system that has been unchallenged for far too long.” Labour’s bait-and-switch broadcast was a clear attempt to reconnect with blue-collar Leavers in marginal English seat