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

May’s brass-necked allegation of EU electoral interference is a grotesque move worthy of Trump
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Implicit is a suggestion that the evil Brussels bureaucracy is trying to rob ordinary English men and women of a fair electoral process

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 and the adoption of the 27’s negotiating position and the British general election is entirely of her own deliberate making.

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