Brendan O’Neill Brendan O’Neill

What the ‘Stop Brexit’ brigade and Turkey’s Erdogan have in common

Guy Verhofstadt, the Brexit coordinator for the European Parliament, has got some front. This morning he slammed the decision to cancel the results of the municipal and mayoral elections that took place in Istanbul in March and to force the people of Istanbul to vote again. And yet Verhofstadt’s chums in the Remainer camp want to do exactly the same thing in the UK.

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