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The Brexit vote has smashed much of the infrastructure of Britain's economic and political relations with Europe and the world. Those who campaigned for the United Kingdom to leave the European Union, largely on the basis of lies and delusion, have no idea what to do next. May has moved quickly to put in place a team to manage Britain's divorce from the EU. It includes Boris Johnson as foreign secretary, who will need no reminder of the old adage that diplomats are supposed to go abroad to lie for their country. His challenge will not only be his cavalier attitude to the truth, but also his record of insulting many of those – including U.S. President Barack Obama and his possible successor, Hillary Clinton – with whom he will need to do business.How can we secure any of these objectives without, like Norway or Switzerland, accepting the single market's rules?A key issue in answering these questions will be what we can negotiate concerning the free movement of labor. Brexit not only diminishes Britain; to a lesser extent, it also diminishes the EU. Other European countries should want to make Britain's exit as easy and friendly as possible. When this happens, it should be possible to offer Britain a better deal, without destroying the integrity of the EU's treaties and policies.
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