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It's an important skill as a human to know when someone knows more than you do
It's skills that that ex-Number 10 Source seems to never have mastered
It us very telling that so many UK figures don't see what Barnier did. He managed the most important part of any negotiation, to ensure your own side has clear realistic objectives with broad support. Hence the travel. The UK side have not yet achieved this in 5 years. https://twitter.com/Dominic2306/status/1440265294543343619
Usual ignorance from Adonis. Barnier was an emotional/bullshitter/lazy/DDavis type. Our real opponent, smart, subtle, tough, perceptive re PM idiocy was Steph Riso. Lucky for us (esp at end when PM was caving on many fronts) Barnier often sidelined her https://twitter.com/Andrew_Adonis/status/1440240625106915329