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E.U. Has Been Called Antidemocratic. Now It Asks if U.K. Has the Same Problem.

Aug 29, 2019 - The New York Times

BRUSSELS — Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s gambit of delaying the opening of Parliament as it faces a Brexit deadline has stirred outrage among his opponents in Britain. In Brussels, whose fate is loosely tied to Britain’s, it is being watched with fascination and more than a little dismay over what is widely perceived as an antidemocratic maneuver by the leader of one of the world’s oldest democracies.

Mr. Johnson’s move was designed to increase pressure not only on his own Parli...