The idiots have sent a letter to Tusk. A sad day for both the UK and the EU. The Daily Mash reports Jünker as saying that she might have used e-mail; most people find it easier.
A more fitting comment was made last week by Esteban Pons, a Spanish Conservative and the EPP’s senior Brexit spokesman who made a speech commemorating the EU’s foundation and included the phrase,
… Leaving Europe is not leaving a market, it is leaving shared dreams. We can have a common market, but if we do not have common dreams, we have nothing. Europe is the peace….
I expect he and I disagree with how a common market should work but the EU has not had a first division champion since Roy Jenkins quit front line politics … another debt we owe New Labour. We are still not arguing that the idea of a united Europe is worthwhile having manifestly failed to raise it in the referendum. Anyway, here’s a clip from Pons speech,
The other piece of news published today is this piece from the Guardian, which highlights eight aspects of the EU’s negotiating position and priorities, about timing and scheduling of the negotiations, the financial bill, reciprocal citizenship & residency rights, the border with Eire, trade, the court, transition & ratification.