BLIGHTED BY BREXIT

Pretoria News - - METRO -

CAMERON’S call­ing card was One Nation To­ry­ism. It pro­pelled him into Down­ing Street, where run­ning a gov­ern­ment came eas­ily as he tack­led the eco­nomic cri­sis be­queathed by Labour.

He was young, pop­u­lar and made things hap­pen. Given all that, the mys­tery re­mains why he put it all at risk. Why, with all his mis­giv­ings about the EU and the nu­mer­ous times those run­ning it con­spired to steam­roller him in ne­go­ti­a­tions, did he cling to the be­lief that it was pos­si­ble to do busi­ness with them?

He cam­paigned for Re­main, back­ing a los­ing hand for once in his other­wise gilded po­lit­i­cal life. |

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