Saturday January 25, 2020

Britain's very modern civil war

After two years of Brexit debate, the only outcome is a savage destruction of a modern country by its own citizens and rulers

29th November, 2018
Theresa May: No option but her option? Pic: Getty

We are witnessing the most uncivil ‘civil war’ raging across the UK 24/7. It’s a very modern war, played out in public and in organised phases, with built-in deadlines and plenty of jargon. But it’s war nonetheless; entrenched positions, little common ground and a whole lot of pride at stake.

This is the Brexit war, because, after two years of debate, the only outcome is a savage destruction of a...

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