Asperities

Brexit, the Hard Way

Britain’s electorate has put a Rubik’s Cube puzzle into the lap of the Westminster politicians, as Andrew Gamble outlines very persuasively in this issue. The aim of the puzzle is to get a majority in parliament not only so that the Queen’s government can be carried on but also in order to negotiate a satisfactory route to Brexit. Solving a complicated puzzle is always hard, but it’s harder when most of the participants and half of the spectators are not always giving truthful directions or honest advice. So a few questions. Why did the Tories lose? All those of us…

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