Nico Hines, the London editor of The Daily Beast, has co-written a rather misleading article on the question of the United Kingdom’s retreat from the European Union with the sinister headline “Irish and Scottish Nationalists Plotting to Break Up U.K.“. Really? According to the piece, the UK’s chaotic exit from the EU has led:
…Irish nationalists to believe they can seize on renewed border disputes to secure a referendum on the reunification of Ireland. A senior Irish nationalist told The Daily Beast: “It’s all being driven by Brexit.”
The campaign for a united Ireland is being led by Sinn Féin… A party insider boasted to The Daily Beast that they had been stunned by their ability to combat the British government’s position from the heart of Europe. “We didn’t expect to have such a strong hand,” he said.
Sinn Féin is a member of the European United…
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