Britain and the EU (as things really are)…

Ben Brogan nails the UKs dilemma over the EU under Cameron’s leadership:

Eurosceptics want Britain to defy the EU more often, all the better to ensure that our views are heard in the renegotiation they believe is inevitable. From the other side of the Channel, though, British defiance is increasingly understood as a precursor to departure.

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