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Peering over the cliff-edge: why Dominic Cummings fears Brexit will fail

The "brain behind Brexit" fears that it's already turning into a disaster

By Alex Dean   November 2017

Dominic Cummings, the worried brains behind Brexit. Photo: Getty

“Theresa May and David Davis have provided a case study of grotesque uselessness” in their approach to Brexit. This comment was not made to Prospect by one of the usual “Remainer” suspects, but by Dominic Cummings, the Vote Leave mastermind.

Negotiations with the EU are in a dire state. Britain faces its biggest constitutional challenge ever—and is on the verge of cocking it up. Cummings, the official “Leave” campaign’s former director and long-term aide to Michael Gove, is extremely clever—but…

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