“But let’s not speak too soon. Should this final push for a breakthrough fail, Boris Johnson will be in grave trouble. Unable to take us out with a deal and, thanks to Parliament, unable to take us out without a deal, either. He’ll be cornered. Trapped. Snookered.
“But maybe not. Because thankfully, there’s still one last-ditch way he could save his skin. It’s ingenious. Yet remarkably simple.
“Keep us in the EU, but tell everyone we’ve left”
All right, not absolutely everyone. Obviously the EU themselves would have to be in on the plan. The Prime Minister would pledge to continue sending them our membership fees on the quiet, on condition that they join in the pretence”…you couldn’t make it up!
But perhaps Boris has! It’s called La La Land!