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Should Theresa May Resign?
Brexit negotiations were never likely to be successful. This is not Theresa May's fault.
The EU had an
to be tough on the UK in negotiations as they wished to discourage other countries who might consider leaving the EU.
It is possible that
has the leadership skills to lead the UK during the current political crisis.
The UK's unwritten constitution is
"not fit for purpose"
and is playing a significant role in fuelling the political crisis over Brexit.
The previous Prime Minister, David Cameron, is to
blame for the Brexit political crisis
and setting up the leader who succeeded him to fail.
Whilst many leavers wanted to
take back control of British trade
outside of the constraints of the EU single market, any deal was going to result in Britain either
losing access to the single market, or remaining without being able to set the rules.
The UK and the EU had different expectations as to
what was being negotiated
. The UK wanted the terms of the withdrawal and the new trading relationship to be negotiated in parallel, whereas the EU wanted to settle the terms of withdrawal before any negotiations on the future trading relationship occurred.
The EU was unlikely to ever allow a hard border in Northern Ireland, regardless of any attempts at negotiations by British government,
given the significance of the border
Theresa May could have been more honest about how
have been, and
about the balancing act she is attempting.