Bryan Schonfeld

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On Sept. 10, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson formally suspended Parliament until the middle of October — the longest suspension since 1945. The move, denounced by critics as constitutionally illegitimate and undemocratic, sought to sideline lawmakers from blocking Johnson’s attempts to deliver Brexit by Oct. 31, “do or die.”

It seems to have backfired. Several cabinet members, including his brother, resigned. The Conservative Party expelled 21 members of Parliament (MPs) for defying the government over Brexit. Scotland’s highest court ruled that the suspension of Parliament was unlawful; the U.K. Supreme Court will reach its own ruling later this week. MPs united both to block Britain from leaving the European Union next month without a deal and to deny Johnson an election on his terms.…  Seguir leyendo »