After Brexit, the hard bit is agreeing what we actually want

Newton Emerson
Britannia waives the rules, Sinn Féin MEP Martina Anderson informed the European Parliament this week, unaware that puns do not translate into 23 official languages. Maybe so, but Europe makes the rules up as it goes along. An examination of all the compromises around the EU's edges reveals anything is possible, contrary to the impression Brussels likes to give that its ‘fundamental principles' are as immutable as gravity. So the challenge of Brexit is not getting what we want but agreeing what we want. Does that make it better or worse? ** While Nicola Sturgeon seeks to do a ‘reverse Greenl[...]

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