Point of view: The fantasies of Brexit fans are dissolving

What Great Britain will or will not do after January 1st is no longer at the top of the priority list in Brussels.




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Martin Stricker

It’s crazy – from the perspective of the Brexit community. Since the referendum more than four years ago, her conviction has been firmly centered: If the UK only acts tough enough on Brussels, the EU will buckle. Behind this is a defiant remnant of British world power consciousness: It is not the Empire that is leaving the European Union, but rather the EU is leaving the United Kingdom.

This somewhat navel-centered fantasy dissolves the closer the final Brexit comes. The British …

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Accessed on October 16, 2020 at 10:57 am on https://www.sn.at/politik/weltpolitik/standpunkt-die-fantasien-der-brexit-fans-loesen-sich-auf-94306351

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