Without question, the most concerning part of Brexit discourse over the past few years has been how the most stubborn of Leave campaigners have doubled down on erroneous positions, adopting ever more extreme views as the jaws of reality bite down on our attempts to leave the EU. Faced with genuine complexity and immovable obstacles, those who maintained that Brexit would be easy are becoming increasingly desperate and erratic in their prescriptions for how things might be saved. Problems that were once dismissed as trivialities or as Project Fear are now rapping sharply at the door. First among these is probably the prospect of a no-deal Brexit. At one point, serious advocacy of no deal was almost unthinkable. When I worked on the Vote Leave campaign, no one wanted that; we all thought getting a deal would be much simpler. Fast forward three years and it has become a mainstay within the Brexit narrative. We’ll tell you what’s true. You can form your own view. From 15p €0.18 $0.18 USD 0.27 a day, more exclusives, analysis and extras. Subscribe now There are even, on the more extreme fringes of the Leave campaign, individuals who have called for the UK’s withdrawal from… Read full this story
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