Wednesday 26 April 2017

Why it is appropriate to invite May to Dáil

British Prime Minister Theresa May. Photo: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire
British Prime Minister Theresa May. Photo: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire
Editorial

Editorial

The buffoonery of British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, in comparing the French President François Hollande to a World War II prison guard, doesn't auger well for the tone of the Brexit negotiations.

The more the British decide to play up to their tabloid stereotypes about their continental neighbours, the more they are upping the ante.

Johnson was crassly responding to comments that Hollande would not be prepared to give Britain a better deal outside the Single Market than in it.

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