Thursday June 4, 2020

Theresa May is surfing a wave before tide finally goes out

Not only can the British Prime Minister not lose, she can’t fail to win big – but things will never be this easy for her again

23rd April, 2017
Theresa May Pic: Getty

Let’s not over-complicate things. Prime ministers only call an early election if they need to or because they’re sure they’re going to win. In Theresa May’s case, both things apply – and in spades.

May could probably have made it through the Brexit negotiation process with the relatively small parliamentary majority she currently enjoys. It’s just that “enjoys” is hardly the right word.


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