Re­view clause is just a sop to Brexit nuts. What harm?

The Irish Mail on Sunday - - COMMENT -

IF THE Taoiseach Leo Varad­kar wants to of­fer Theresa May a mean­ing­less ‘re­view’ clause in a sug­gested Brexit agree­ment, then what’s the prob­lem? The re­view clause will only be in­cluded if the back­stop deal on a fric­tion­less bor­der has no ex­piry date and if Bri­tain can­not le­gally with­draw from the deal uni­lat­er­ally.

This so-called re­view is sim­ply a de­vice to as­sist the be­lea­guered Bri­tish Pre­mier to get the deal past Brexit nuts in her Cab­i­net. Let her have it, be­cause it makes no dif­fer­ence to any­thing.

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