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Supreme court ruling makes no-deal scenario less likely, EU believes
Brussels officials think Boris Johnson has lost control and will not be able to crash UK out

An overly simplistic reading of course... The occupants of the car are now fighting for control of the steering Wheel and brakes, but the cliff edge is getting closer.

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by eurogreen on Tue Sep 24th, 2019 at 04:58:55 PM EST
It also gives the EU an incentive to harden their negotiating position and simply wait BoJo's time as PM out. They won't want to give him a win in any case. Besides, its hard to see Parliament approving any deal he cuts - he has alienated 20+ expelled Tory MPs and made it even harder for Brexiteers Labour MPs to vote for anything he recommends.

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by Frank Schnittger (mail Frankschnittger at hot male dotty communists) on Tue Sep 24th, 2019 at 05:25:50 PM EST
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Boris has already whined that the SC has made getting a deal harder. And we can count on the billionaire shit media to frame the SC judgment entirely as anti-Brexit (already happening).

Things are going to slide, slide in all directions
Won't be nothing, Nothing you can measure anymore
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by john_evans (john(dot)evans(dot)et(at)gmail(dot)com) on Tue Sep 24th, 2019 at 05:47:12 PM EST
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And of course that means the SC is subverting the "will of the people".  Can't wait for them to finally throw off the façade and start openly campaigning for a full-on fascist dictatorship.  That they would control.  The same way the German industrialists so effectively controlled Hitler.
by rifek on Tue Sep 24th, 2019 at 09:01:27 PM EST
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I take it that you mean Fleet Street is propagandizing for a fascist government. That is our deep fear. Something needs to be done about the concentrated power of the UK media. Like break them up into 100 pieces.


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by ARGeezer (ARGeezer a in a circle eurotrib daught com) on Wed Sep 25th, 2019 at 03:18:13 AM EST
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Yes, and the US is the same.
by rifek on Wed Sep 25th, 2019 at 05:42:44 PM EST
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A few front pages, h/t The Guardian:

Typical featured reader comment on Murdoch's The Sun:

Dave Martin of Sheffield wrote: "The elite have shafted us again. It seems OK for the Remain side to establish new laws and bills at short notice to stop our democratic vote to leave the EU.

"It is they who should be taken to court for NOT carrying out the will of the people.



Things are going to slide, slide in all directions
Won't be nothing, Nothing you can measure anymore
L. Cohen
by john_evans (john(dot)evans(dot)et(at)gmail(dot)com) on Wed Sep 25th, 2019 at 06:52:27 AM EST
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At least Julian Assange is still locked up in a high security prison. After all, he did miss a bail.

One can retain one's believe in the justice...even if the SC seems to be filled with political activists.

by pelgus on Wed Sep 25th, 2019 at 06:48:54 PM EST
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