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Brexiteers lied to the public. What happens when the truth comes out?

Frustration with politicians will spread yet further, with worrying consequences 


By Alex Dean  

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson. Photo: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire/PA Images.

Brexit talks come closer to collapse with each passing week. Today the headline is that the government is imploding over the Irish border problem, and in no small way.

The truth is that EU departure was always going to go badly. An overwhelming majority of experts lined up to warn of the risks Brexit posed in 2016. Dismissed as “Project Fear,” their story since the referendum has been one of gradual vindication.

The first question is when voters will wake up to what’s…

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