Saturday December 7, 2019

Governing and leadership have disappeared in Brexit fog

In the madness that is Brexit now, the idea of returning to the people to ask whether they still want to leave, given all the obstacles that have now emerged, has been ruled out as a sign of weakness and a failure of democracy

14th June, 2018
British Prime Minister Theresa May. Pic: Getty

After mist, comes fog, followed by blizzard and then the rare whiteout experience. But after the events of this past week, there is a new stage that surpasses all of these and it’s not courtesy of Storm Hector. It’s Brexit!

Here we all are, virtually two years since our nearest neighbours kicked over the world as we know it, and all that’s happened in the intervening 24 months is that the...

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