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The age of uncertainty

"Britain has done something very out of character—it has taken a leap of faith."

By Jay Elwes  

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Forty-eight hours ago in the Wembley Arena, standing before an audience of many thousands, Boris Johnson said: “They say we have no choice but to bow down to Brussels. We say they are woefully underestimating this country. If we vote “Leave,” we can take back control of our borders, of huge sums of money, of our trade policy and of our whole law-making system.”

The confidence of those remarks was typical of Johnson. The…

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