When the BBC's Europe editor sends out a eight-part Twitter thread about Brexit, we listen. Especially when it's a savage takedown of one of Boris Johnson's key campaign messages.
Katya Adler has just done just that, explaining exactly why the implication that Johnson got the EU to renominate a Brexit deal thanks to his powers of persuasion is wrong. Inn fact, he did so by essentially going back on his word that he would not allow a customs border to divide the island of Ireland.
She went on to explain that realistically, he will likely only be able to get his Brexit deal through if he further U-turns on his promises and gives up the "control" he promised he'd "take back".
Here's the thread:
It's a good lesson in remembering to actually question the narratives we're fed by partisan figures, whose interest it's often in to avoid addressing the downsides of their so-called successes.