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Conservatism has left British politics—disaster will follow

“Brexit is so fundamentally un-conservative, it is hard to know where to begin”

By Jay Elwes  

British Prime Minister Theresa May. She and Corbyn have abandoned conservatism ©Matt Crossick/Matt Crossick/Empics Entertainment

What a happy time it is to be a conservative. We live in a swirl of change, uncertainty and outright nonsense, and yet throughout it all, the central tenets of conservatism are in the process of being proved yet again—but not necessarily in the way you might think.

First, the Labour Party, which has performed a useful and very revealing experiment on itself. The…

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