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THERESA MAY-DAY

2017-05-05

Brexit increasingly begins to look like the code for announcing impending disaster. There first was the irresponsible decision to call a referendum. Than a majority voted for Brexit and all those responsible for it, left the scene. A new pilote had to take over and could only announce that Brexit is Brexit. She went to visit US President Trump, agreeing that the postwar order built up by their predecessors should be destroyed  in favor of new bilateral relations between global Britain and America First. She took nine months to invoke article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty pretending that the 27 members could do nothing else but accepting her conditions. Thereafter she called parliamentary elections for June and since the visit of the President of the European Commission she started blaming the Union for interfering in British internal affairs. May-day indeed, when the Pilote of the British government insists on continuing her destructive course for the United Kingdom, for the British two party system and for  uniting Europe. John Palmer in the attached article has a more hopefull outlook. Read it, although I don't share his optimism. When destruction is presented as progress, its poison will spread, divide the Uited Kingdom and severely affect the European Union, the European ideal and the future of our continent.

 

 


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Frans A.M. Alting von Geusau

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