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British media reporting has paid far too much attention to social power: journalists from respected papers and broadcast outlets regularly twist rubbish to fit boundaries of the acceptable. 1/
My favourite example today: the guardian reporting Weyand’s rejection of alternatives to the backstop as “playing down”.

It takes exceptional bloody mindedness to stand up to the conventional wisdom, when everyone from the ERG to Gina Miller is peddling unicorns. 2/
And when people, like Nick Boles, get attacked from all sides for acknowledging that a Norway option means accepting freedom of movement,it’s not surprising most of them prefer a quiet life.

The EU however operates under different conventions and power structures/3
And when the shock comes it will be much harder than people expect. It’s just as likely to provoke more denial as a reckoning.

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