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He's a contrary bastid, and he can count on parliament not making the best of the time their granted.
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You mean like the last time an A50 extension was agreed upon by the EU Council, Donald Tusk pleaded with Britain: "don't waste this time", and then the British Parliament immediately went into a ten-day recess?
Yes, I remember that one: you could hear the collective "What the f*ck?" all over Europe.
The answer is obviously subjective - Boris is hardly an improvement on Theresa - but at least the UK government is showing an urgency to get this matter resolved.
My own view is that Boris is desperate to Brexit on 31st. October because he senses the initiative slipping away from Brexiteers and if he doesn't achieve Brexit then he is opening the door to a second referendum and a reversal of the first.
So the very act of extension could make Remain a good bit more likely, and since this is still the ideal outcome from an EU Council perspective they will not wish to spurn the opportunity especially as it will really annoy the Brexiteers.
But the UK Parliament has to find a way to enforce its will first...
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Boris is hardly an improvement on Theresa
Seems to me Boris is considerably worse than May. She negotiated in good faith, and came up with a compromise proposal that the EU was ok with, and tried three times to get it through an unruly, uncooperative, and illogical parliament. Boris is not even pretending to negotiate, has no clue about what sort of compromise might work, and has zero intention of getting anything through parliament.
The only question about BoJo is the exact proportion of privilege, cluelessness, and bluster in his character.
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