The present Brexit situation is too absurd to satirise. Unfortunately, that absurdity is a real feature of the situation and one that threatens the legitimacy of any way out of the impasse. In particular, the possibility of a meaningful second vote.
Theresa May was always going to be the ‘Brexit Prime Minister’, being dealt a challenging political hand. But today her premiership is on life support and her withdrawal policy in tatters. Was this failure inevitable? Maybe not, argues Dr Stephen Barber, Director of MBA at the University of Bedfordshire.