Editorial of July 13, 2018

Brexit: Theresa May’s Misfortunes

Disappointment in World Cup’s semi-finals, David Davis and Boris Johnson’s resignations, Donald Trump’s interviews: these are hard times for Theresa May, the British Prime Minister. The opposition between “soft Brexit” and “hard Brexit” stir up passions. If some ones are showing support to her, some others are talking about “high treason”. Davis and Johnson, respectively former Brexit Minister and former Minister of Foreign Affairs, left the ship after various compromises and trade partnerships with European Union. If some observers think these resignations are going to free Theresa May, we hardly believe it.

I told Theresa May how to do Brexit but she wrecked it”. With this interview in The Sun newspaper, the American president, on an official visit to London since July 12, pushes it further right after David Davis and Boris Johnson. According to him, keeping strong ties with the European Union, after the Brexit, “would probably kill the (trade) deal” with the United States. The Three Lions’ players are not the only ones to get tackled this week…

To see our previous weekly editorials on international news, take a look here!

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  • Chappatte (Suisse / Switzerland), The New York Times
    Chappatte (Suisse / Switzerland), The New York Times
    "Exigences de l'Union européenne"
  • Wilcox (Australie / Australia), The Sydney Morning Herald
    Wilcox (Australie / Australia), The Sydney Morning Herald
    Boris Johnson: "Bon, vous pouvez rester si vous voulez..."
  • Joep Bertrams (Pays-Bas / The Netherlands), De Groene Amsterdammer
    Joep Bertrams (Pays-Bas / The Netherlands), De Groene Amsterdammer
  • Stephff (Thaïlande / Thailand), The Nation
    Stephff (Thaïlande / Thailand), The Nation
    "Bon débarras !"
  • Vadot (Belgique / Belgium), Le Vif / L’Express
    Vadot (Belgique / Belgium), Le Vif / L’Express
    "Les trois lions" De gauche à droite / From left to right: Boris Johnson, Theresa May et/and David Davis
  • Antonio Rodríguez (Mexique / Mexico), Cartoon Movement
    Antonio Rodríguez (Mexique / Mexico), Cartoon Movement
    "Au revoir David et Boris ! Ce n'est pas vous. C'est moi !!"
  • Million (France)
    Million (France)
    "Hard blow to Theresa May?" "What was her reaction after Boris Johnson's resignation?" "She had a double ratio of pudding!"
  • Tjeerd Royaards (Pays-Bas / The Netherlands), Cartoon Movement
    Tjeerd Royaards (Pays-Bas / The Netherlands), Cartoon Movement
  • Marec (Belgique / Belgium), Het Nieuwsblad
    Marec (Belgique / Belgium), Het Nieuwsblad
    "L'anti-football est de retour !"
  • Victor Ndula (Kenya), The Star
    Victor Ndula (Kenya), The Star
    "Votre Majesté, voici ce qui reste du jadis vaste empire britannique !" "Première ligue"

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