Welcome to European Tribune. It's gone a bit quiet around here these days, but it's still going.
As I said elsewhere, the Government of the UK is in complete disarray at the moment. For now, Cameron remains in the office of Prime Minister, but he isn't in charge. And the problem is that nobody else is either.

If the phone were to ring asking to speak to the boss, they'd have to ask them to leave a message. Which is more or less what they've told the EU.

We will have a new PM in October. By then I imagine Johnson will have recovered from the shock and have a plan in place. But his ususal trick of harumphing and hawing to buy time isn't going to work here. He can't bluff when the other side hold all the cards.

I'm quite sure the EU will be able to turn the screws to make it increasingly impossible for the UK to avoid invoking Article 50, the status quo cannot continue. I think they mean it when they say they want this begun by Xmas.

That or Boris is really gonna have to eat crow and officially and loudly declare that, after thinking about it, the Government have decided not to proceed. Personally I don't think he could, so article 50 by xmas

keep to the Fen Causeway

by Helen (lareinagal at yahoo dot co dot uk) on Mon Jun 27th, 2016 at 03:30:55 PM EST

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