And this approach to Northern Ireland has also got the Scots - including the Scottish Tories, I think - interested in the same sort of deal, despite there being a land border and all that. It's a mess that almost everyone wants to back away from, and noone can.
David Cameron must be worried he'll go down in history as Britain's biggest twatcock.
Theresa May could well become this century's Anthony Eden.
Neville Chamberlain, maybe?
Scene: an airport in London. Prime Minister Teresa May climbs out of aeroplane just landed from mainland Europe.
TM: I have in my hand a piece of paper...
Arlene Foster: Not so feckin' fast there, Teresa, ye wee feckin' gack.
Some random MP as yet to be cast: Speak for England, Keir Starmer! (note to editor: line may be cut depending on ability to find MP with actual guts).