Saturday, August 31, 2019

Bumpy Ride Lies Ahead for Brexit

By , Special to the Sun | August 31, 2019

As Westminster politicians prepare to resume their Brexit deliberations next week following the summer recess, one can only quote the inimitable Bette Davis: “Fasten your seat belts; it’s going to be a bumpy night.” Only in the case of Brexit, many more bumpy days and nights before October 31 and Britain’s exit from the European Union becomes finalized.

Britons and the world witnessed an amazing about-face once Theresa May left office and Boris Johnson assumed the mantle of Prime Minister. Brexit was no longer treated as an embarrassment and a regret. Brexit became an opportunity, a chance for a British renaissance.

No wonder. Boris, after all, claimed that the 2016 referendum to regain Britain’s sovereignty was in reality its own “Independence Day.” He is, to all those in thrall to the EU, their worst nightmare.  Gone is Mrs. May’s supplication to Brussels officialdom and her intransigence to Britons’ desire for self-government.  Britain’s indefatigable paladin is now “in the house” — 10 Downing Street.......To Read More....

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