Popping into Britain in summer always exposes one to a different take on life and politics. In 2019, Britain has been captured by the political crisis of the prime minister’s resignation.

Having inherited the poisoned chalice of Brexit from the most ill-advised referendum decision in history, Theresa May upstaged David Cameron in the most unfortunate way — by calling an even more ill-advised general election after which she ended up with less power than she inherited.

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