The Conservative Party has become unhinged—even though a perfectly sensible exit deal from the EU already exists. Theresa May signed it last November.
Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt, both contenders for the Tory leadership in the U.K., have vowed to junk May’s deal and 'renegotiate' a better one, but that truly is infeasible, writes columnist Gwynne Dyer. Photographs courtesy of Wikimedia Commons
Oscar Wilde described fox-hunting as “the unspeakable in pursuit of the inedible.” Brexit may be similarly defined as the unhinged in pursuit of the infeasible.
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