Impressive character assassination (of an admittedly easy target).
…continues with the frankly laughable claim that Italy’s prosecco sales would be dented if the country failed to cut a favourable Brexit deal for the UK. And while he may well have intended this as simply an example of the problems Brexit will cause all EU countries, it still marks a further low point of British, „Daily Fail clickbait headline“ diplomacy towards Europe. But this isn’t some „Fuck you!“ tabloid editor, this is the British Foreign Minister, the face of Britain abroad – dear God, whatever happened to „keeping up appearances“ and „national pride“?
The most sensible thing I’ve heard in the past few days comes from Michael Gove (yeah, I know, who’d a thunk it) who simply raises the question whether a ‘quickie divorce’ between the UK and EU might not be the best idea, and burn the fewest bridges.