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Theresa May: Prisoner of the right

The PM now leads “The Conservative and Ukip Party”

By Nick Cohen   June 2017

Prime Minister Theresa May during a general election campaign event at marketing services group Linney, in Mansfield. © Oli Scarff/PA Wire/PA Images

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All opinion pieces boil down to two headlines: “it’s the end of the world as we know it” and “don’t get carried away.” The tabloids incite hysteria, indeed their business models would collapse if they did not. In their rare moments of sobriety, the sober pundits of the serious press sigh, and tell us not…

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