O’Toole gleefully gets stuck into Brexit with both fists

23rd December, 2018
Theresa May, the British prime minister, struggling to find some redeeming features in Brexit Pic: Getty

Politics: Heroic Failure: Brexit and the Politics of Pain, By Fintan O’Toole, Apollo, €16

Michael Gove did not expect his side to win the EU referendum on June 23, 2016. The leading Brexiteer went to bed early that night and only learned what had happened from his wife the following morning. She broke it to him with a line delivered by Michael Caine in the much-loved 1969 British caper film The...

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