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Cox's is not the only case of political bombast on Brexit last stretch: enter Jeremy "EU-as-Soviet-Union" Hunt.

Do a deal on Brexit or risk Britain as strategic rival to EU, Hunt warns Macron

Jeremy Hunt today warned French president Emmanuel Macron to do a deal on Brexit or risk the UK becoming a "strategic" competitor just offshore of the EU.
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He told BBC Radio 4's Today programme: "The strategic decision, not just for the UK, but for Europe as well, for President Macron and his colleagues in continental Europe, is -- is the relationship that continental Europe has with the UK after Brexit going to be the closest friendships, that is what we want, between countries that have basically the same values, or is going to be a relationship of strategic competition?"

by Bernard on Sat Mar 9th, 2019 at 01:41:05 PM EST
Guardian | OpEd | Dear Europe, Brexit is a lesson for all of us: it's time for renewal (EN)
4 March 2019

ahem...

Citizens of Europe,
if I am taking the liberty of addressing you directly, it is not only in the name of the history and values that unite us, but because time is of the essence. A few weeks from now the European elections will be decisive for the future of our continent. ..


Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.
by Cat on Sat Mar 9th, 2019 at 03:16:28 PM EST
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There are times of stupid when the only thing one can do is sit in awe and bask in the stupidousityness of It All.

She believed in nothing; only her skepticism kept her from being an atheist. -- Jean-Paul Sartre
by ATinNM on Sat Mar 9th, 2019 at 05:56:16 PM EST
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basically the same values

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'The history of public debt is full of irony. It rarely follows our ideas of order and justice.' Thomas Piketty

by melo (melometa4(at)gmail.com) on Sun Mar 10th, 2019 at 12:44:47 AM EST
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Do you mind if I laugh my ass off over such vacuous and blunted menaces?
by de Gondi (publiobestia aaaatttthotmaildaughtusual) on Sun Mar 10th, 2019 at 12:19:45 PM EST
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Go ahead and laugh. You know I did.
by Bernard on Sun Mar 10th, 2019 at 02:21:48 PM EST
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This guy Hunt really knows how to win friends and influence people...

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by Frank Schnittger (mail Frankschnittger at hot male dotty communists) on Sun Mar 10th, 2019 at 05:18:33 PM EST
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So the guy who compares the EU to the Soviet Union thinks we all share the same values?

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by Frank Schnittger (mail Frankschnittger at hot male dotty communists) on Sun Mar 10th, 2019 at 05:21:08 PM EST
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There you go again, expecting detectable levels of reason.
by rifek on Mon Mar 11th, 2019 at 02:10:05 AM EST
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He [Jeremy Hunt] told BBC Radio 4's Today programme:

    "The strategic decision, not just for the UK, but for Europe as well, for President Macron and his colleagues in continental Europe, is -- is the relationship that continental Europe has with the UK after Brexit going to be the closest friendships, that is what we want, between countries that have basically the same values, or is going to be a relationship of strategic competition?"

Of course Europe does not want the same "values" as the ...

United Kingdom
United States of America
Jewish State of Israel
Abu Dhabu (UAE)
Crown prince Muhammad Salman (KSA)

I have enough troubles with Dutch Heritage as it is ... PM Mark Rutte a fan of AngloSaxon values.

Global Warming - distance between America and Europe is steadily increasing.

by Oui on Sun Mar 10th, 2019 at 07:37:39 PM EST
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The Dutch effort to ship their defectives to South Africa and the US apparently missed a few.
by rifek on Mon Mar 11th, 2019 at 02:14:41 AM EST
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You know the pols feckin' desperate when the table-pounding can be heard in the Andromeda Galaxy.
by rifek on Mon Mar 11th, 2019 at 02:07:15 AM EST
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