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An epic gamble shows Boris will not let dithering be his downfall

Aug 29, 2019 - City A.M.

COUNTLESS criticisms were levelled at Theresa May during her final months in power. She was accused of being stubborn, blinkered, deaf to the mood of the public, and innumerate when it came to considering the parliamentary maths.

These are legitimate rebukes, but they were not her biggest failing. The fatal flaw in the tragedy that was the May regime was the Prime Minister's propensity for paralysis, her inability to adapt to a crisis, her tendency instead to freeze like a deer in the head...