Monday 20 March 2017 6:36 pm
Oscar Wilde said a cynic knows the price of everything and the value of nothing. Europeans see Britain becoming Trumpland – angry, nationalist and selfish. The perfidious Albion of continental myth.
Instead of bringing its partners together around a new positive agenda, Britain tries to divide and rule. When Article 50 is triggered, its defiance will have lost friends and alienated people. The negotiation begins with Dirty Brussels taking its .44 Magnum, staring at David Davis and saying: “do you feel lucky, punk?”
With Article 50 to be triggered next Wednesday, who is the least prepared for the Brexit process: the UK or the EU?