Discussion: EU Parliament Threatens Veto On Brexit Over Citizens' Rights

Brexit, which was sold as a way to restore sovereignty, exposes just how weak an isolated UK is. I’m sure Trump will get right on that trade agreement…just as soon as he bothers to nominate someone to the relevant office.

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The danger here is that, should talks break down, a frustrated and angy U.K. could turn eastward toward Russia.

I don’t really see a way out of this, especially considering that the british team (appointed by a government whose existence depends on a dozen xenophobic wingnuts) doesn’t have a lot of negotiating room. Most likely: hard Brexit, followed or preceded by a no-confidence vote.

Is there any provision in the EU governing documents for an exiting country to say, “Oops, pardon the ring, nevermind.” ?