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All of this pertains to the very narrow area of trade in goods and says nothing of the three hundred or so other areas of cooperation - all of which stop dead. There are no defaults that compel the EU to make any special concessions. If you walk out without a deal you have no formal relations and you have to set about negotiating remedial fixes until a permanent solution can be found. That by definition is a cliff edge. Wallace is either monumentally thick or deeply dishonest. I suspect both.
You are talking about a do deal scenario where we have walked out of talks. There is then no possibility of coming to an agreement - and the third country defaults apply - and we would then have to petition the EU over time to address this issue. It is unable to make unilateral concessions for third countries outside of a customs union agreement - so yes, there very much is a cliff edge. And yet again you focus on trade in goods and tariffs, entirely oblivious to the three hundred or so areas of cooperation. You are not even close to understanding the issues.
In other words, the US does not trade with the EU exclusively under WTO terms. You are talking about a no deal scenario and then point to MRAs. That would have to be negotiated. So there is in fact a cliff edge - a no deal scenario where EU treaties cease to apply until new agreement can be negotiated. And if you knew a solitary thing about trade you would know how limited an MRA is contrasted with an FTA. How can you have come this far and still know so little?
Tradition is that if you're going to critique something, you should first read it.
Ukip was mostly absent, Grassroots Out was a joke (preaching to the converted), Leave.EU was an outright embarrassment and Vote Leave was contemptible. Everybody in the country knew the £350m bull wasn't true and paid little attention to the official campaigns. That's going to have blowback for us too.
In the end what won it was the far reaching conversations between individuals on social media - none of whom used official campaign material in support of their arguments because it was bogus and crap.
That failure stays with us even now. Because they all ran such a useless campaign, there isn't a post-referendum movement to fend of threats to the Brexit process or make demands of the government. The whole leave effort blew it and probably cost us a larger majority. Now the adults have to clear up their mess and we probably won't get the Brexit we wanted. Not least due to the lack of a plan.
What won the referendum was a change of public mood and Vote Leave cannot take credit for that. They did nothing to engineer it. Most thought the hyperventilation about immigration and Turkish accession was out of order. It just came down to which side was the least hated. If you think Vote Leave can take credit for this win then you haven't really understood why we won.