Tuesday July 14, 2020

May refuses to abandon the sinking ship

Despite the denials, extending Article 50 now represents the only viable lifeboat that can carry Theresa May to safety

24th February, 2019
A float in a German parade, predicting Brexit. ‘Brexiteers set out to remove themselves from the European edifice they disliked, and have instead dislodged their own’

The lifeboat of delaying Article 50 is floating ever closer for Theresa May, but like all captains, she is loath to be seen to jump the Brexit ship. The crucial difference for her role as captain is that the ship remains full of people, who themselves have no lifeboat and who have been relying on her judgment and her effort to bring them all safely to port, outside the EU. Except, her ship is now...

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