Philip H Gordon, the USA Assistant Secretary for European and Eurasian Affairs, said starkly during a visit to London to meet ministers yesterday.
“We have a growing relationship with the EU as an institution, which has an increasing voice in the world, and we want to see a strong British voice in that EU. That is in America’s interests. We welcome an outward-looking EU with Britain in it.”
I am reminded of Tom Waits saying a few years ago that the USA doesn’t have friends, it only has interests.
Special relationship my arse.