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Through the Brexit Looking Glass

British Prime Minister Theresa May, having finally secured a Brexit transition deal with the European Union, must now confront a disorienting new reality, in which Britain's weakness is ever more apparent. For Brexit’s supporters, the world is about to become curiouser and curiouser.

 Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing street  DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS/AFP/Getty Images
Pro-Brexit demonstrators Jack Taylor/Getty Images
Two men dressed as customs officers take part in a protest Charles McQuillan/Getty Images
Anti-Brexit demonstrator holds the EU and UK flags outside the Houses of Parliament DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS/AFP/Getty Images;

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