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Brexit: this mother of parliaments has lost control of its children

All hell is breaking loose in Westminster but the zealots are still in control

By Jonathan Lis  

Photo: Isabel Infantes/EMPICS Entertainment

This is your gentle reminder that in five weeks the economy will go into full cardiac arrest. It will be the worst economic disaster in modern British history. The country will seize up in the short term and decay in the long term. Jobs and lives will be destroyed overnight. Everything about this disaster is predictable and predicted, avoidable but still not avoided. Nothing—literally nothing—is happening to prevent this historic catastrophe. Repeat: five weeks.

I confess that I was wrong about something important on Brexit. I…

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