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Please click the button below for my read of the post-election turmoil.

Something's gotta give

The salient facts remain that
  • the nation voted for Brexit a year ago
  • both major political parties campaigned for it a month ago, and
  • Barnier’s obduracy is the price Brussels has had to pay to keep the EU27 on side.
Something has to give: either London or Brussels changes course or the talks fail. I’m going for the last of these.