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Theresa May pleads for Brexit delay at crucial European summit

May has managed to alienate the EU leaders ....

May opened the session with other heads of state by reading part of the letter she sent a day earlier, a move that may have frustrated leaders who were hoping for deeper explanations of her plans. Then the leaders, sitting around a ring-shaped table, peppered her with questions about how she could pass the deal in Parliament despite it having failed twice already, according to an E.U. official familiar with what happened in the room.

"You could feel the patience running thin," the official said. The official and others spoke on the condition of anonymity to discuss the closed-door discussions.

and the House of Commons ....

On Wednesday night, May appeared at the lectern at 10 Downing Street and charged that lawmakers were blocking Brexit. Speaking directly to the British people, she said: "You are tired of the infighting. You are tired of the political games and the arcane procedural rows."

She added, "I am on your side."

Lawmakers across the parties shouted that it was May who had bungled Brexit -- and that it was her Conservative party and 75 hard-line Brexiteers who have blocked passage of her exit deal.

After this fit of stupid incompetence there's no hope for avoiding a No Deal Brexit while she is Prime Minister.

She believed in nothing; only her skepticism kept her from being an atheist. -- Jean-Paul Sartre

by ATinNM on Thu Mar 21st, 2019 at 07:52:58 PM EST
This is not incompetence. This is not hubris. This is not nostalgia. And it's not now "alienation". Rather, as I have said several times before, it is malice aforethought.

US-UK. do. not. do international law.


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by Cat on Thu Mar 21st, 2019 at 09:24:55 PM EST
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