Brexit Britain: “worldbeating” for all the wrong reasons



One phrase you keep on hearing from brexiter is worldbeating. They want their Empire 2.0 to reflect the warped vision of British exceptionalism beaten into them in their public schools. And at least in some respects they are succeeding. The UK is now worldbeating” for all of the wrong reasons.

Firstly its now official, the UK is one of the worst effected by Covid. While we can argue a bit about the figures (its likely some less developed countries are showing artificially lower figures due to less effective testing, or in some cases government manipulation of figures, something Trump is attempting in the US). But certainly in terms of countries where some level of testing is ongoing, the UK’s figures are the highest death rate in Europe and the 2nd worst in the world (for total excess deaths and per capita excess deaths). And…

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