Chaos reigns as Johnson aims for the hara-kiri Brexit

As Boris Johnson prepares to drive Britain straight off a no-deal cliff, all around him are in a state of outrage and confusion - just the way he  likes it

18th August, 2019

Divide and conquer was the Julius Caesar playbook, and it’s proving good enough for Boris Johnson too. The British prime minister’s sense of urgency and determination to do a Brexit deal had suggested that his new-broom style could succeed. Now, instead, in the widespread and deepening political infighting and chaos comes a tangible sense that Johnson and his allies are dismantling all before them to ensure there cannot be anything other than a hara-kiri Brexit....

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