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Thursday night saw a Conservative victory that trashed the party and campaign leadership’s disdainful calculations about the way in which they engaged with the electorate. They avoided members of the public and held events at rural village halls booked out for children’s birthday parties; they locked journalists in cupboards. They thought they could release a … Continue reading

everybody do the brexit

We’re out. That such an outcome with so complex and far-reaching consequences could be decided on the basis of a binary Yes/No referendum is patently absurd, but then this was effectively the result of the David/Boris personal war played out on an international scale, and to which Nigel Farage has affixed himself like a hormonal … Continue reading