“Brexit has damaged so many ways of doing business,” says Eunan O’Halpin, a history professor at Trinity College Dublin. Irresponsible.”The Dutch, who reckon even a soft Brexit will cost them 3% of GDP, are better prepared than anyone for no deal. But the UK political class’s uncanny ability to ensure that Brexit somehow manages to play out as both tragedy and farce has marked a before and an after. According to Molina, the “systemic failure” of Brexit has called into question the very idea of “the great British democracy. But increasingly, they are coping with Brexit by separating Britain into two entities: cultural and political.
Source: The Guardian February 12, 2019 06:01 UTC