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Don’t skip from Brexit to Pol-exit without a little history

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From a distance, it may look like Poland is offering an example of how to Brexit properly. Don’t ask to leave. Antagonise the Commission until you are asked to leave. In that vein, also never miss an opportunity to express passive aggressive sentiment.Yet, if Brexit has taught us nothing, it’s that these issues are never as simple as the headlines suggest.Here’s Poland’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs this week, in response to news the European Commission will launch disciplinary action against Warsaw’s decision to reform its judicial system (our emphasis):It should also be stressed that the Polish government is conducting a dialogue with the European Commission in good faith and upholds previous declarations regarding its readiness to familiarize the representatives of the European

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Izabella Kaminska
Izabella Kaminska joined FT Alphaville in October 2008, which was, perhaps, the best time in the world to become a financial blogger. Before that she worked as a producer at CNBC, a natural gas reporter at Platts and an associate editor of BP’s internal magazine. She has also worked as a reporter on English language business papers in Poland and Azerbaijan and was a Reuters graduate trainee in 2004.

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