London: There is no bottom to the well of Brexit insanity.
- Nick Miller
- The Canberra Times
On Wednesday, the British government managed to shoot itself in the foot with a gun that had no bullets in it.
This should have been an easy day.
The motion before the Commons – put by the government, with Prime Minister Theresa May as its signatory – was that it refused to back a “no deal” Brexit, something everyone but the most hard-core Brexiters agree with.
The whole motion lacked any legal effect. It was just an expression of Parliament’s will, that bound nobody and changed no law.
In this polarised, angry…