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Almost everyone is bored of Brexit—and that’s the most worrying thing about it

Brexit is the nightmare combination: boring and important. And it’s allowing Theresa May to lead us towards disaster

By Ian Dunt  

Anti Brexit demonstraters continue their protest opposite the Houses of Parliament. Photo: PA

When British and American liberals get together, there’s often a kind of competitive grieving over what’s going on in their countries.  

No-one in the Brexit debate—not even Nigel Farage—is as bad as Trump, the Americans say. And it’s true. But the Americans have a significant advantage. Trump’s detonation of political norms is ugly, but it’s compelling. And if they can just get past a maximum of two terms, he goes away.

Brexit, on the other…

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