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EU loves British money more than it loves democracy

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18.01.2019

If we don't get the result we want, vote again. Or else we just ignore it.

Anyone who still believes the EU supports 'democracy' should reflect on this week's events.

On Tuesday, UK Prime Minister Theresa May's so-called 'Withdrawal Agreement' was heavily defeated in the House of Commons, with a large number of Brexiteers voting against it.

On the same day, European Council President Donald Tusk, a former Prime Minister of Poland, tweeted: "If a deal is impossible, and no one wants no deal, then who will finally have the courage to say what the only positive solution is?".

If a deal is impossible, and no one wants no deal, then who will finally have the courage to say what the only positive solution is?

The message, was retweeted by, among others, Michel Barnier, the chief EU Brexit negotiator.

We all know, by a process of elimination, what Tusk means by the "only positive solution." That's Britain staying in the EU and sticking two fingers up at the 17.4m people, many of them from the most deprived parts of the country, who voted to Leave.

EU Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker meanwhile urged the UK to "clarify its intentions as soon as possible", warning that "time is almost up."

I take note with regret of the outcome of the vote in the @HouseofCommons this evening. I urge the #UK to clarify its intentions as soon as possible. Time is almost up #Brexithttps://t.co/SMmps5kexn

It's hard to escape the conclusion that the EU offered Britain such a bad deal because they knew it wouldn't be passed. Then, maximum pressure could be exerted on the UK to........

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