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Britain’s Brexit delirium has an upside: politicians are being exposed for who they really are

The absurd contradictions of our political times have acted like an X-ray. This offers a crumb of comfort

By Jay Elwes  

Photo: Antonio Calanni/PA Wire/PA Images

In the last 12 months, British politics has tipped into the realm of the absurd. Like a jelly gently sliding off a plate, it has wobbled, paused and then succumbed to the inevitable, undignified interaction with the floor. Splat.

And in another demonstration of her natural flair for making things much much worse, the prime minister has decided to take a…

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