Sunday December 15, 2019

Britain hanging on Johnson’s three little words

The British prime minister and his adviser Dominic Cummings have cancelled the November budget in a plan to starve parliament of business

27th October, 2019

Boris Johnson has his mantra card rebooted every morning to ensure that whatever he says or does, he attaches the words “Get Brexit done” to each sentence. The phrase packs a punch and has an overwhelming urgency to it, just as the successful Leave campaign, Take Back Control, did in 2016. Cleverly, it has also been feeding into the nation’s overwhelming exhaustion with the one single political deal that will have the most profound effects...

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