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Brexit: Rarely have so many incompetents been so paralysed by cowardice with so much at stake

If MPs cannot find a way out, the public will have to do it for them

By Jonathan Lis  

Anti-Brexit protestors in London. Photo: Om1/Zuma Press/PA Images

Against the advice of all our friends, three years ago Britain willingly injected an unknown toxin into its bloodstream. Each day it inflicts demonstrable damage. The promised benefits never came and almost nobody pretends they ever will. Our friends who tried to reason with us are close to giving up. The government admits that in 16 days our country could collapse. As we take our last gasp, the political class refuses to even touch the antidote sitting directly in front of it. This is not madness.…

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