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Johnson’s Brexit deal: far worse than Theresa May’s and infinitely inferior to Remaining

MPs must reject this terrible agreement and then take Johnson down in the election that follows

By Jonathan Lis  

Photo: Philipp von Ditfurth/DPA/PA Images

And so, when push came to shove, Boris Johnson did after all throw the Democratic Unionists under the bus. Perhaps he thought they were expendable. Perhaps he cared more about Brexit than preserving a full economic union. Perhaps he just didn’t care about the DUP to begin with.

Let us be clear. The deal presented this morning is much worse for the DUP than Theresa May’s ever was. May’s agreement kept the whole UK tied to the customs union indefinitely and placed just Northern…

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