ReMIND you of anyone? May(hem) copies Cameron’s EU ‘negotiation’ tactic

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Theresa May (or Mayhem, given the chaos that surrounds her) usually tries to channel Margaret Thatcher, but after her and her party’s drubbing by Jeremy Corbyn in today’s PMQs and by Shadow Foreign Secretary Emily Thornberry over her EU negotiating stance, it seems she’s now switched to channelling her immediate predecessor, David Cameron.

Ms May has already thrown away her most significant bargaining chip in the impending negotiations for Britain’s exit from the EU, by naming a deadline for the triggering of ‘Article 50’ (the official notice by Britain that starts the countdown to a formal exit 2 years later) and everyone and his uncle knows that there’s no way the ‘have your cake and eat it’ option of retaining free access to the EU market while restricting freedom of movement is achievable. Why should the EU grant better terms to a country dumping it than to its continuing members?

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