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Пиррова победа Терезы Мэй

ЛОНДОН – Британские выборы, назначенные Премьер-Министром Терезой Мэй на 8 июня, изменят перспективы британской политики и ее отношений с Европой, но не обязательно в том смысле, как это представляется значительно увеличившемуся большинству сторонников Консервативной Партии Мэй. Поражение тактики выжженной земли, которую Консервативные Евроскептики надеются навязать Британским интернационалистическим и прогрессивным силам, было символизировано заголовком Daily Mail в предвыборном объявлении Мэй: “Сокрушить саботажников”. Но громкая июньская победа в конечном итоге может привести к еще более ошеломляющему развороту, подобного надменному маршу Наполеона на Москву, после того, как он уничтожил всю оппозицию в Западной Европе.

Проевропейские прогрессивные силы Британии все еще могли бы вырвать победу из лап поражения по трем соответствующим причинам.

Во-первых, переносом срока Британских выборов, Мэй фактически продлила срок выхода Великобритании из Евросоюза с 2019 на 2022 год. Досрочные выборы неизбежно ведут к тому, что Великобритания формально покинет ЕС в марте 2019 года, потому что Мэй больше не столкнется даже с теоретической возможностью оппозиции в парламенте. Но это, также позволит Британии принять длительный переходный период, после даты выхода в 2019 году, чтобы предприятия и административные системы могли приспособиться к каким-либо условиям, согласованным к тому времени.

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