Why Britain is deeply divided

Let us therefore brace ourselves to our duties, and so bear ourselves that, if the British Empire and its Commonwealth last for a thousand years, men will say, ‘‘This was their finest hour.”

When former British Prime Minister Winston Churchill uttered these words in 1940, he didn’t anticipate that Great Britain’s finest hour would end so soon. As it turned out, the British Empire dissipated soon after and its successor, the Commonwealth, has no common wealth anymore.

The disintegration doesn’t appear to be sparing the British Isles either. As I write this, the Britons are trying to do what the politicians have failed and hopefully hold the United Kingdom together. It is Saturday night in London and we are being driven through this iconic

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