Inadvertent example of the root of the problem: 'it is the smaller of the two islands which appears to be exercising greater power'. To be aware that neither state is an island counts as specialist knowledge in England.
The. Smaller. Of. The. Two. Islands.
Of. The. Two. Islands.
The. Two. Islands.
This is the political editor of the national broadcaster's flagship news programme. Can you imagine the state of knowledge of the English public?
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