Hell Hath No Fury Like a Former British Colony Scorned

The U.K.’s biggest hurdle to a successful Brexit is the small country next door.

Boxer Conor McGregor attends an after fight party on August 27, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (David Becker/Getty Images for Wynn Nightlife)

By Peter Geoghegan

Brexit, for its supporters, is all about the United Kingdom reclaiming its place as a buccaneering world leader striking out to forge new links around the globe. It might have been expected that…

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