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The Prospect editorial—think again on Brexit

Citizens must be confronted with the whole truth—and then asked to decide anew

By Tom Clark   March 2019

Anti-Brexit demonstrators fill Parliament Square. Photo: Matt Crossick/Matt Crossick/Empics Entertainment

The Brexit locomotive is running out of legal road, and everybody is fuming. Even Leavers who would be content to coast off the tracks are raging that the May government devoted two years to her deal, rather than properly planning to go it alone. Those who had vaguely hoped for a softer exit were disappointed by the stark shortcomings in Theresa May’s plan—which hands back, rather than takes back, control by requiring the UK to submit to rules…

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