You should read Japan’s Brexit note to Britain — it’s brutal.

The message is addressed to everyone in Britain, not just some government official in Theresa May’s Department for Exiting the European Union. Its title is “Japan’s Message to the United Kingdom and the European Union.”

The 15-page document is also startling because it isn’t couched in vague, political spin. The only thing we “know” about May’s Brexit strategy is “Brexit means Brexit.” May has given no further details about what her government is trying to achieve.

The Japanese note, in contrast, is a list of specific concerns and demands.
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