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Brexit show extended for another season

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20.10.2019

If Brexit were a TV series, the drama, with all of its unexpected twists, turns and political point-making, would have raked in the awards at international festivals. With the comedian Boris Johnson in the lead role and the House of Commons as a spectacular stage, Saturday's episode of "Brexit" would have brought in record ratings.

The problem for Britons and the EU is that Brexit isn't a TV soap and that in real life there's no remote control capable of changing the channel. And the longer the show goes on, the more excruciating it becomes to watch. Prime Minister Boris Johnson took his Brexit deal — the second one the EU has negotiated with a British leader — to the House of Commons and watched it get shot down by a former member of his own party.

The vote was........

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