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    Without a fundamental rethink of the UK position and redlines there is no "softer Brexit" buzzfeed.com/albertonardell…

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    1. Brexit is complicated. But the reason the UK government's Brexit position is such a confused mess is actually straightforward:

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    2. UK gov't is trying to find a balance between its redlines (out of customs union, no free movement etc) and not screwing up the economy

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    3. But here's the thing: no such balance exists. The problem UK faces now is that a rethink requires a substantial change to those redlines

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    4. There is no other way to a "softer Brexit". Pretending otherwise is a waste of time while the A.50 clock continues to rundown to 2019

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