We do ourselves no favours on this blog, pointing out again and again, in as many different ways as we can devise, the simple but unescapable fact that much of our government resides not in Westminster and Whitehall, but in Brussels.
There is something about the political classes and the chatterati
in general that they cannot deal with this. They are in denial, determined to ignore that reality and carry on as if it were "business as usual". That they still behave as if London is the centre of government is not a pretence. View full article here