Tuesday December 1, 2020

Demonisation of Britain should raise alarm bells

May has every right to suspect a dirty tricks campaign, and Ireland should think twice before backing Brussels

7th May, 2017
Former Greek finance minister Yannis Varoufakis could tell you a thing or two about a Brussels scorned Picture: Bloomberg

An island to the west of Europe finds itself isolated from the continent, accused of being delusional, arrogant and selfish. The continent’s political class mocks the island’s leaders; its media ridicules them; its bureaucrats brief against them.

And where do we stand on this? That depends on which island we’re talking about.

Today, Britain is isolated – and Irish politicians and media have happily signed up to the consensus...

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