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Johnson is fighting Hunt on impossible promises and wish fulfillment

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None of the candidates had the answer to the question during the parliamentary stage of the leadership contest. Now, the shortlist of two will spend the next four weeks not answering the question in the Conservative Party members’ stage.

Neither Boris Johnson nor Jeremy Hunt have a response to the salient issue: how would you, as prime minister, get us out of the European Union?

We are likely to leave only if Emmanuel Macron, the French president, has had enough and wants us out. That is what he said in March but it turned out that it wasn’t what he meant. The same will probably happen in October.

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In the end, the EU wants to keep all of Europe united. It respects our decision to leave, naturally, but, if we can’t........

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