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May pitching the people against parliament is a new low in Brexit mess

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21.03.2019

I don't think you'll find anyone who will argue MPs aren't to blame for what we're all seeing in British politics, but Theresa May's timing does appear, and I'll choose one of the kinder adjectives that spring to mind, reckless.

May, whose tenure as PM is coming to an end, has chosen to try and stand with a public that has been disgusted by parliament for some time.

On the one hand you've got the 17 million people who voted to leave the EU who are angry that their country are still very much part of it. On the other you have the millions of remainers who are disgusted that historic splits in the Conservative Party, far from being repaired by trying to leave Europe, have instead spread across the entire political spectrum and doomed membership of the world's largest trading bloc.

May choosing to blame elected MPs could, I suppose, look courageous if the timing was right, but frankly speaking, it is not. May doesn't need to win over voters who have had their say, she needs to win over MPs who keep rejecting the deal she's cut with Brussels.

At least one MP has suggested May's national........

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