Leader: An unserious country

For privileged Leavers, no deal is “nothing to be frightened of”.

In July 2018 at a private dinner at the Institute of Directors, Boris Johnson invited his audience to imagine “Trump doing Brexit”. He elaborated: “He’d go in bloody hard. There’d be all sorts of breakdowns, all sorts of chaos. Everyone would think he’d gone mad. But actually you might get somewhere.” Mr Johnson has taken something of a Trumpian approach to the Brexit process: he has unlawfully prorogued parliament, misled the media and removed the whip from 21 Conservative...
source: New Statesman

2019-10-09 15:38
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