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 Post subject: Re: EU and Brexit
PostPosted: Wed Jul 11, 2018 12:50 pm 
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mdiehl wrote:
So, basically the EU would treat the UK the way it treats the USA? All the protectionism that the EU can squeeze into the gaps in the WTO rules at least for the 15 years it takes for the WTO to rule against them and for the appeals to run their course?


Well, yes, though what is forecast is far more apocalyptic than that.

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This could be a seed for a REAL transatlantic "alliance" rather than the nudge-nudge wink-wink bullshit exercise in unilateral wealth transfer from the US to the EU that is in place at present.


It could, but given how the Left here seems to despise the USA (You wouldn't believe some of the bullshit I've heard regarding free trade with the US) it would unfortunately seem rather doubtful, though I'd be all for it.

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