The first week of the Battle of Brexit has ended with Theresa May on top and President Jean-Claude Juncker drowning his sorrows in Geneva. Not bad for the first few days of what we expect to be a two year battle to death.
Just over a week ago, Juncker leaked details of a private dinner in which he is said to have told May that “Brexit could never be a success.”
The spin employed in the leak represented a fundamental misunderstanding of the British: The implication was that the British would love Brussels if only they hadn’t been lied to by the media.
Read the full story at the New York Observer.