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As democracy is being rigorously defended in the Supreme Court, Labour and the Liberal Democrats are forever engaged in a pointless war of words. Politicians and activists are feuding while the disillusioned public watch on in disgust.
Brexit has been a resurrection for the Lib Dems. After their horrific results from the 2015 and 2017 elections, they have managed to capitalise on angry anti-Brexit voters. However, questions over their direction remain to be answered.
Last week’s dramatic return to Parliament saw the Conservatives fall to factional strife, losing 22 MPs over five days. Amber Rudd also announced her resignation in The Sunday Times. With the ‘Resistance Bill’ awaiting Royal Assent, the fuse is running short for the ‘natural party’ of government.
The no-deal parliament is hastily preparing for a return to Westminster. Questions on how MPs and campaigners can stop the incoming crash have settled on the spurious ‘government of national unity’ as a bricked-up tunnel to Boris Johnson’s runaway train.
The memories of mass marches, grassroots protests, and MPs’ determination are clouded by the danger of a no-deal Brexit. The cause to Remain has been shaped by external forces, potentially for the last time. And in this climate of worry, a second referendum has become a fantasy.