Winners should heed the lessons of defeat

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Opinion

January 22, 2019 - 10:15 AM

In her effort to extricate Great Britain from the European Union, as per voters’ wishes, Prime Minister Theresa May is being roundly criticized for sticking to her guns rather than seeking the counsel of her adversaries on what they think would be a more acceptable exit. 

May’s tenacity — once hailed as doggedness — is now regarded as pig-headedness, according to this week’s Economist.

The 2016 referendum won by a margin of 52 percent to 48 percent. Turnout was massive. 

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