All political lives end in failure, Enoch Powell once observed. But he never comprehended the more interesting question of whether political careers can actually start in failure.
Boris Johnson, Britain’s prime minister for less than two months, has already suffered a string of political setbacks that would have sunk many of his acclaimed predecessors. Johnson, who has yet to be elected by popular mandate, suffered three stinging House of Commons defeats last week, achieving an...
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