here are medical students who glide through every stage of their training bar the bedside manner. They know the human body and its processes but cannot manage patient expectationsorbreakbadnews.
The three men in charge of Brexit, that elective operation on Britain’s body politic, evoke the opposite — and the worst — type of doctor. What they lack in core competence they redress with tonguesofpurestsilver.
Pressed for detail on his work by MPs last week, David Davis, the minister for exit, left them vaguer. It hurts to inform you that diplomats find him wellbriefed next to Liam Fox, whose trade portfolio is a phantom thing until Britain leaves the EU, and Boris Johnson,