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Brexit is a simple process of elimination, and Theresa May is slowly working it out

The PM conceded that Remainers could still halt the process

By Jonathan Lis  

Photo: HUGO PHILPOTT/UPI/PA Images

When you have a prime minister as steeped in delusion as Theresa May, it is worth noting and applauding the occasional smuggled burst of truth.

Let us not get ahead of ourselves. The prime minister embedded her conference speech in unreality. She told us that Britain had leverage; that no-deal was better than a bad deal; that you could back business while also backing hard Brexit.

At times the hypocrisy risked veering into parody. May resolved to put the national interest first, while advancing a policy her…

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