It’s easy to dismiss Donald Trump’s opinion on May’s Brexit deal as just another flippant, off-hand comment by the U.S. president without much thought behind it. But the reality is that Trump’s assessment of May’s Brexit deal, regardless of how he arrived at it, echoes the sentiments of most Britons—this is a subpar deal for the U.K., which by extension means it’s a good deal for Brussels.
That reality makes it all the more likely that May fails to get her Brexit deal through the U.K’s parliament on Dec. 11, which could yet lead to another Brexit referendum — one that keeps the U.K. in the E.U. at the end of the day. So perhaps the U.S. President who once styled himself as “Mr Brexit”...Read more