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What #ParliamentShutDown is about.
A thread on strategy and tactics.

Premises: Cummings is the decision maker, a rare beast who understands at least the most fundamental rules of strategy. His final aim is to consolidate power.

#Brexit is a tool, not the aim.
#StopTheCoup
1/n
In a confrontation with multiple players, only a fool thinks it's possible to plot a precise route to victory. Smarter people know that the best way to increase the chances of success is to maximise one's own options and reduce the options available to the opposition.
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#ParliamentShutDown does this in multiple ways.
1st: it forces honest democrats to fight back, engaging in a battle chosen by Cummings. This is bad, but not baiting is even worse! It already is a tactical cost we can't avoid paying.
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"I've also been clear"
Drink! #DowningStreet
The "Tusk didn't explain his position" line ignores the detailed explanation of the position which Barnier recently gave to the Commons. #DowningStreet
"Your rights will be protected in case of no deal" pledge to @The3Million - rather ambiguous #DowningStreet
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