Monday 22 January 2018

Tory delusions mean chaotic Brexit is likely

'Brexit looks increasingly like a door on the edge of a cliff.' Stock photo: PA
'Brexit looks increasingly like a door on the edge of a cliff.' Stock photo: PA
Editorial

Editorial

Much as Taoiseach Leo Varadkar tried to soften the hard words spoken by Phil Hogan warning Britain about vacillating on the edge of a precipice, there was much truth in the Commissioner's broadside.

As the EU leaders meet in Brussels, Brexit looks increasingly like a door on the edge of a cliff, which doesn't open to anywhere that is good.

British Prime Minister Theresa May's government is at war with itself, and framing policy in a minefield is never wise.

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