United States
Hide

Post-truth politics is alive and well in Brexit Britain

(CNN)Next week, Brexit might actually get interesting. After two years of screaming into the wind, the UK's elected lawmakers finally get to do something useful. On Tuesday, they get to have their say on Prime Minister Theresa May's deal with the European Union, as the long-awaited "meaningful vote" hits Parliament. Brexit is a uniquely peculiar bit of politics that has made the UK a uniquely peculiar place. It's no secret that the country is bitterly divided over more than whether it should be in or out of the EU. For an issue that was once binary (Leave; Remain), there are now innumerable desired outcomes, none of which, we're told, command that all-important parliamentary majority.The simplest outcome would be for May to win on Tuesday. ...
Top
Bottom