Sunday September 27, 2020

Emmet Oliver on Business

28th July, 2019
Boris Johnson: railing against ‘doomsters and gloomsters’ Pic: Getty

Will Britain ever shake off the folk memories of World War II and put away trite comparisons between that tumultuous period and the Brexit process?

All last week, we were treated to less than subtle allusions to the 1940s. Newly-installed prime minister Boris Johnson was described as summoning up a Churchillian spirit as he defiantly told the British public the “factories, the hospitals and our amazing food” will be ready for a no-deal Brexit, and...

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