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Seems as tho the initial good impressions of the speech are been downgraded as people read more into it.

Peter North Political Blog - Mrs May's Florence ambush; setting the stage for a walk-out.

I think Mrs May's speech in Florence yesterday was a turning point. Though it was short on detail, it was heavy on soothing rhetoric. This is not out of the ordinary, but the fact it was billed as a game changer and given in Florence (to much fanfare) tells us this is all part of a propaganda stunt aimed at a domestic audience.

Though the speech has been universally panned on Twitter, it should not be forgotten that Twitter is largely a bubble where hacks interact with each other to the exclusion of all else. The layman and the party faithful, however, will see it only at face value - an ambitious and reasonable offer to the EU. In politics you only need fool some of the people some of the time.

The speech, though, is an ambush.....

keep to the Fen Causeway
by Helen (lareinagal at yahoo dot co dot uk) on Sat Sep 23rd, 2017 at 06:04:16 PM EST
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