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Boris Johnson as UK leader- Gap With EU Is Going up

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Brussels is bracing for Boris and Brexit. According to AP, Three decades ago, journalist Boris Johnson wrote stories for London’s Daily Telegraph playing up stereotypes about bumbling bureaucrats in the European Union wasting money and tying up U.K. businesses in red tape — articles the European officials deemed to be so false that they coined the word “Euromyth” to describe them. Now he is becoming Britain’s prime minister, set to lead the country out of the EU, and Johnson showed last week that little has changed. Brandishing a kipper at a campaign rally, Johnson alleged the EU had forced fishermen to plastic-wrap the British smoked fish delicacy in a special pillow of ice, pushing up costs and damaging the environment in another example of Brussels’ “regulatory overkill.” The EU quickly said the allegation was false: The wrapping was a U.K. national regulation outside of the bloc’s scope. EU Food Safety Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis fired back at “Boris” in a tweet noting that “a fish rots from the head down. As potential future PM you need to keep a cool head.”
Johnson’s allegation was similar to what he and other like-minded British journalists in Brussels wrote in the early 1990s. Back then, European officials sought to debunk their stories that said things like all EU manure had to smell the same, or that it would outlaw excessively curved bananas. Johnson even returned to the banana ban theme during the Brexit referendum campaign three years ago. The EU parliament’s chief Brexit official, Guy Verhofstadt, last month called Johnson “a man who continues to dissemble, exaggerate, and dis-inform the public about Brexit.”
“Reality does not square with Johnson’s ensorcelling combination of false promises, pseudo-patriotism, and foreigner bashing,” he added.

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What does the Queen Mother say?

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Boris Johnston will definitely deliver Brexit, and possibly Scotland’s exit of Britain. 

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The EU is not (just)a political union - it is a body made up of independent countries that progressively work together. The UK and EU are different on so many levels. Too different to be together..

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Johnson a new PM. I hope the sixth season of The Crown covers these times ....

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dont panic david.jpg

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4 hours ago, pinto said:

What does the Queen Mother say?

We will need a consult a medium - she died in 2002

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4 hours ago, francoba said:

The EU is not (just)a political union - it is a body made up of independent countries that progressively work together. The UK and EU are different on so many levels. Too different to be together..

to extract as much money as possible out of the UK.

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