Brexit: Public support continued EU freedom of movement in exchange for access to Single Market, research finds | The Independent

Originally posted on Dr Alf's Blog:
http://www.gettyimages.com/detail/news-photo/prime-minister-theresa-may-attends-the-london-conference-on-news-photo/681855734 The Independent reports that Prime Minister Theresa May‘s insistence that no Brexit deal is better than a bad one does not have public support, citing new research claims. In research by King’s College London, Rand Europe and Cambridge University found that people place more value on trade…

Trump’s R.S.V.P. to Macron: Yes to Bastille Day in Paris – The New York Times

Originally posted on Dr Alf's Blog:
http://www.gettyimages.com/detail/photo/french-national-day-royalty-free-image/158918434 This highly cited NYT article is a recommended read. It explores the implications of of Trump’s acceptance of Macron’s Bastille Day invitation. Trump’s R.S.V.P. to Macron: Yes to Bastille Day in Paris – The New York Times First, Macron invites Russia’s President Putin to a historic meeting.…

He’s not the messiah but just another politician who doesn’t listen

So true: his ambiguity allows all of his supporters to imagine he’ll take their stance on Brexit and with the supporters being split on the issue 60/40 many will have a rude awakening . I have no doubt he’ll keep the hard Brexit line he’s taken. Don’t be fooled by the Glastonbury mantras , like … More He’s not the messiah but just another politician who doesn’t listen

Nobody wants to buy your pig in a poke, Theresa!

Someone finally told the Prime Minister how we all feel about her empty phrases (and why she scored so shockingly low in the election): “We don’t want to buy a pig in a poke,” said Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel, calling May’s opening “an extremely vague proposal for something that is incredibly complicated.” https://www.mail.com/int/news/uk/5302032-britain-eu-clash-brexit-proposals-citizens-rights.html#.1272-stage-hero1-1 German … More Nobody wants to buy your pig in a poke, Theresa!

Theresa May’s dilemma: Do what is right or what the right wing wants?

Queen Theresa is powerless. For far too long she had to do things she knew were wrong but it had been her dream to become PM so she wouldn’t let principles get in the way of that. And that’s the problem with her and her party in one. Once upon a time the Tories were … More Theresa May’s dilemma: Do what is right or what the right wing wants?

A lessons in dodging questions – Learn from the best

I am in awe of our PM. She must have broken a world record in repeating the same hollow phrases for 8 minutes and not answering one actual questions. Robot only has one setting and no balls to admitting she is mis-judging the mood of the population. We know from the election campaign that Theresa … More A lessons in dodging questions – Learn from the best