Brexit Secretary David Davis. Photo: Ian Forsyth/PA Wire/PA Images
We might call this moment in British politics a “transition period”—a time when fudge and delusion transform, painfully, into concrete and reality. It could, if you prefer, even be termed an “implementation period,” in which the demands of real-life politics, hidden for so long beneath bombastic rhetoric, finally reach fruition. Brexit’s phase two reckoning has begun.
The current row over the transition is not, of course, simply a contest of language. It has even transcended a wider tussle between the…
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