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I think we can be too sensitive about this. Of course Brexiteers will need someone else to blame but half way sane Britons will know the EU is now under no obligation to give the UK anything.

International trade negotiations are about bargaining and trade-offs, where both sides try to maximise their common interests and where the balance of power/market size matters.

In any case the Brexiteer ultras want a "clean break" whatever that is. It certainly cannot be construed as constituting an obligation on the EU to do anything other than maximising its own interests.

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by Frank Schnittger (mail Frankschnittger at hot male dotty communists) on Fri Jan 31st, 2020 at 04:33:34 PM EST
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