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Why Theresa May’s failings are the right’s failings

It is May's decisions in Number 10 that ultimately led to her downfall. But her political problems are ones shared by the Conservative Party—and the wider British right

By Chaminda Jayanetti  

Prime Minister Theresa May. Photo: NurPhoto/SIPA USA/PA Images

Theresa May failed. She failed to unite her party or the country. She failed to convince new voters or old ones. She failed to plot a viable path for Brexit, failed to set out the necessary compromises when she had the chance, failed to win the argument when she finally did so, failed to crack the whip with her cabinet or her restive backbenchers. She failed to reach out to Labour backbenchers…

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