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A lazy man's article - opinion by former Dutch correspondent Joris Luyendijk covering the Middle East. From 2011 until 2017 he was stationed in London working for The Guardian.

A polite request from Europe: wake us up when you know what you want from Brexit | The Guardian |

That the British political and media establishment is engrossed by this week's edition of that long-running psychodrama called Brexit is forgivable; it is their country, and the episode promises to be an action-packed one. But for many Europeans, the meaningful vote is just more of the same: the Brits still don't know what they want ...


This refusal to live in the real world made the victory for the leave camp possible in the first place, and it has continued to be the state of affairs in Britain in September 2016, or in July 2017 or indeed in January 2019. So forgive Europeans for suppressing a yawn when they are asked once again to take an interest in a vote that will not bring any further clarity in the only question that matters: have the Brits made up their minds?

Yes, this week's events may lead to the fall of Theresa May's pathetically inept and casually mendacious government. So what? The alternative is a Labour party whose leader stopped talking straight the moment he got to power ...

Meanwhile the billionaire-owned and -controlled Brexit press continues to spread its lies, distortions and fantasies, building up the politicians who echo them.

Global Warming - distance between America and Europe is steadily increasing.
by Oui on Tue Jan 15th, 2019 at 05:44:29 PM EST

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