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May resignation: until our leaders have the bravery to admit Brexit can’t be finished, Brexit will finish them

The next PM will face the same immovable objects and will fare no better than the woman they defenestrated 

By Jonathan Lis  

Photo: Alberto Pezzali/Xinhua News Agency/PA Images

In the end Theresa May could run from the voters, her colleagues and political reality, but not herself. The prime minister lacked the imagination, social skills and political judgment usually required to ever become prime minister, and her hubris defeated her as soon as she did. Nobody forced her into the job and for months her colleagues tried to force her out of it. Now she has finally bowed to the inevitable, and no tears on the podium can excuse the personal failure and national chaos…

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