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How shameful that a question of such momentous importance was reduced to trivial party politics

All of Brexit’s theoretical flaws lead to one practical and as yet insoluble problem

By Jonathan Lis  

The PM delivers a Brexit speech in Grimsby. Photo Christopher Furlong/PA Wire/PA Images

Perhaps it is because Brexit is so all-enveloping that it keeps folding back on itself within our national conversation. After three years of rudderless policy and pointless humiliation, we return, over and over, to the same problems. How can we continue frictionless trade while introducing new barriers with our largest trade partner? How can we preserve both an invisible Irish border and full economic integration within the UK while diverging on regulation?…

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