Cornered by Brexit, May promises to go

FROM THE VANTAGE POINT OF A NEWS HELICOPTER, the hundreds of thousands of people who lined the streets of Central London on March 23 looked like a colony of ants. The thick column stretched from Hyde Park in the west past the Ritz Hotel before spilling out in front of the Houses of Parliament. Broadcast on loudspeakers and carried aloft on placards came the marchers’ demand: “Put it to the people.”

What else could “it” be but Brexit? Nearly three years after the June 2016 referendum in which 52% of voters elected

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