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Opt-out from Brexit?

2018-12-14

"Britain’s political contortions are symptoms of an almost willful lack of understanding: The U.K. doesn’t know what it wants from the EU, and doesn’t really know what it wants from getting out.

For decades, as one of the EU’s larger — and more troublesome — members, London secured itself special deals inside the EU. It won rebates from its budget contributions and opted out of the euro and Schengen rules governing border checks. It now feels entitled to similar treatments as it leaves."

The above quotation is from the attached article I found in Politico. After another dash by Theresa May to European capitals and Brussels, the endless story becomes very boring indeed. Of course, the EU 27 cannot again re-open debates. They were very understanding towards little Britain and enough is enough. When a country wants to leave the EU, it must pay the price of its own stupidity.

 


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