1. Exquisite Tweets from @APHClarkson, @wblau

    PreoccupationsCollected by Preoccupations

    EEA option gives UK little but it could give EU27 a means to ensure the UK can no longer block further integration
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    Simon Cox @SimonFRCox
    May & Ministers know EEA (& effectively identical Swiss model) are based on same FMoP as EU. They know there's no credible middle road 14/14

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    Alexander Clarkson

  2. the ex-staffer of a former EU-Commission President describes the situation in private as 'unbelievable luck for the EU'

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    Wolfgang Blau

  3. Among contacts in Berlin I still get puzzled comments asking how British civil servants could abet such an incompetent UK strategy

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    Alexander Clarkson

  4. me too. but the mood has changed. first there was a kind of mourning. now there is impatience and almost a concern brexit might not happen.

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    Wolfgang Blau

  5. Missing tweet: 876321822006018048

  6. "Ich wusste nicht das es so viele Deppen in London gibt" usw. This Stiftungs person take from someone like me with a British parent

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    Alexander Clarkson

    What surprised me is that even people in the Linkspartei subscribed to the notion that the British political class were coolly rational

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    Alexander Clarkson

    That whole phenomenon of Germans viewing Brits as the rational ones needs deeper study. Garton Ash has dined off it for 30 years

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    Alexander Clarkson