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Brexit cannot be saved, but Britain can be

Let us choose wisely

By Jonathan Lis  

Brussels: Jean-Claude Juncker talks with Theresa May. Photo: Mario Salerno/DPA/PA Images

The key drawback in life of pledging something undeliverable is that eventually you will be called upon to deliver it. The dreadful truth might wait months or years to appear, but its moment will one day arrive. So it is with the prime minister. As she stood in the Commons on Monday to abort the parliamentary vote and usher in her capital trial, it was possible to detect the vaguest glimmer of recognition beneath the armour of unreality. Theresa May…

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