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Marcus LeRoux in The Times City Pages - what a Remoaning twit as he smears Tim Martin of JD Wetherspoon

By Tom Winnifrith | Tuesday 5 December 2017


Marcus does not seem to like Brexit so has a go at our great hero Tim Martin of JD Wetherspoon (JDW) today. My comments below each of the two sentences from nasty Marcus are in bold.

Tim Martin, outspoken boss of JD Wetherspoon, is using his beermats as a bully pulpit again, this time calling for the unilateral abolition of food tariffs after Brexit. We suspect farmers will choke on their bitter.

Yes Marcus, the relatively few farmers who use Wetherspoon's will not lie it. But the 99.5% of the population who are not farmers and who might get cheaper food if we go down the Martin Brexit route will pay less for their food. That is a good thing is it not? And one suspect's Martin's views will be seen not as bullying but as a platform for common sense.

Mr Martin also used his mats to advocate full citizenship rights for legal EU citizens. A brave stance for a company that threw its weight behind a campaign explicitly aimed at cutting EU immigration.

Are you thick or what? Despite the smears of folks like you we Brexiteers made it clear that all EU citizens already in Britain should have full rights to stay. That is wholly compatible with reducing the rights of EU citizens to move to the UK post Brexit. Can't you see the difference? Or would you rather not.

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