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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 suspendingParliament is being watched in Brussels 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 Parliament, but also on his negotiating partners. He said as much at a cabinet meeting Wednesday night, several British news media outlets reported,...