Quote of the day: In which I find myself agreeing with a Brexiteer

I just think we should make the gesture, full stop. I don’t think there should be a quid pro quo, I just think we should make the gesture. They would look pretty churlish if they didn’t [reciprocate by guaranteeing the status of UK nationals in the EU].

— Billionaire Brexiteer, Peter Hargreaves calling on Theresa May to unilaterally guarantee the rights of millions of EU nationals already in Britain.

I really don’t see what Theresa May things she is going to gain from digging in here heels on this. She is burning up what little goodwill she has from the rest of the EU for no advantage whatsoever.

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