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Why every possible Brexit outcome spells disaster for the Conservative Party

All Brexit outcomes spell the demolition of the oldest and most successful political party in the world
—and they'll only have themselves to blame

By Jonathan Lis  

Photo: Daniel Leal-Olivas/PA Archive/PA Images

Hold the front page of the Daily Mail: Boris Johnson has told the truth. Emblazoned across Wednesday morning’s edition was his assessment, plain and stark: “The Tories face extinction.” At the first Tory leadership hustings the night before, Johnson told his parliamentary colleagues that the Conservatives would “never be forgiven” if they did not deliver Brexit by 31st October, and that that was also the route to stamping out the threat from Nigel Farage. All of this was…

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