May’s brass-necked allegation of EU electoral interference is a grotesque move worthy of Trump

Implicit is a suggestion that the evil Brussels bureaucracy is trying to rob ordinary English men and women of a fair electoral process

7th May, 2017
Theresa May Pic: Getty

When it comes to brass necks, Theresa May must be in the front rank. She called her snap election in the full knowledge that the EU 27 were in the process of developing negotiating guidelines in relation to the terms of Brexit. She even justified the election by reference to the “need” for her to have a strong mandate to secure “the best possible deal for Britain”. So, the timing coincidence between the working out...

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