The Breaking of Britain Johnson Goes Full Speed Ahead into Chaos

The fight over Brexit is becoming increasingly absurd. In this week's epic clash between Prime Minister Boris Johnson and the House of Commons, parliament appears to have won round one. But Johnson is going for broke.
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson

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Jacob Rees-Mogg has been heavily criticized for his nap in parliament this week.

Jacob Rees-Mogg has been heavily criticized for his nap in parliament this week.

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Boris Johnson did not have a good week in parliament.

Boris Johnson did not have a good week in parliament.

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Opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn declined to accept Johnson's offer of new elections.

Opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn declined to accept Johnson's offer of new elections.

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The UK these days is hopelessly divided.

The UK these days is hopelessly divided.

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