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Listening to BBC news I am constantly stunned by the number of interviewees who are saying they will vote against the "ruling out no-deal" vote tomorrow on the grounds that that would reduce the UK's leverage in ongoing negotiations.

What planet are these guys living on?

NEWSFLASH
The negotiations are OVER

SECOND NEWSFLASH

No deal is becoming increasingly attractive from an EU point of view because:

  1. It will (in theory) put an end to interminable pointless discussions

  2. It will be far less disruptive for the EU27 than the UK

  3. It might, slowly, allow some reality to drip into the Westminster bubble

Talking as if the threat of no deal gives the UK more leverage over the EU is up there with Brexiteers talking about "our friends in Europe" as two of the most annoying phrases in this whole debate...

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by Frank Schnittger (mail Frankschnittger at hot male dotty communists) on Tue Mar 12th, 2019 at 09:10:12 PM EST

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