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Moderate Conservatives now face the starkest choice of their political careers

Boris Johnson must be stopped before he pulls the UK off the no-deal cliff edge

By Jonathan Lis  

Johnson gives his victory speech. Photo: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire/PA Images

Greetings, Britain. Welcome to your worst nightmare. Life doesn’t always have a happy ending, and sometimes the most undeserving among us find success while other far more honest and capable people languish without recognition or reward.

Boris Johnson’s picaresque journey through the world of the media, politics and light entertainment, which this week stages its vaudeville climax on the steps of 10 Downing Street, represents a total indictment of Britain’s class system, structural inequality and insouciant decay. Only a country which revels in…

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