Pundits Were Certain Boris Wouldn’t Get a Renegotiation

The state of Brexit negotiations still remains unclear, with only slivers of information leaking to the press, however what does now look certain is Boris has forced the EU to prise open the Withdrawal Agreement and renegotiate – the precise thing we were told by anti-Brexit pundits and MPs was under no circumstances going to happen. That was just a Boris fantasy. Guido thought it appropriate to revisit some of these cracking and emphatic predictions from the country’s top Europe pundits:

Peter Foster: the Daily Telegraph’s Europe Editor. The EU’s man at the Telegraph is having a ‘mare

Katya Adler: BBC’s Europe Editor – it was true and pants were dropped:

Krishnan Guru-Murthy – not the all-seeing guru he thought he was…

Alberto Nardelli : Buzzfeed’s Europe Correspondent. Closed not on your N(ard)elli…

Robert Peston: ITV’s Political Editor. Crystal clear there will be no… oops…

Beth Rigby: Sky News’s Political Editor and their Brussels correspondent were emphatic. No chance of re-opening the Withdrawal Agreement…

Lewis Goodall: Sky News Political Correspondent – one of many such from Lewis…

Jon Stone: the Independent’s Europe Correspondent. No need for his daily reminder any more…

James Chapman: Turns out the game was on…


The punditocracy so often take EU lines without question, suspending their professional journalistic scepticism because they are anti-Brexit…


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