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There’s Only One (Sane) Solution Left For UK’s Brexit Mess

It’s the worst alternative, except when compared to everything else, which is why Britain should take the get-out-of-Brexit-free card offered by the European Court of Justice (EOJ). Last week, ECJ judges ruled that Britain can unilaterally cancel Brexit. Wouldn’t that run afoul of the 2016 referendum that delivered a 52%-to-48% win in favor of leaving the European Union? No, because the UK can revoke its plans to leave the EU and announce a commitment to develop a new Brexit going forward. The new plan, ideally, would have the benefit of agreement between Parliament and Prime Minister Theresa May (or her successor). At that point, assuming it ever comes, Britain can present the plan to the EU and begin fresh negotiations with Brussels.
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