We’ve all been there. Somehow, seeing somebody else struggling with a problem convinces us that we could solve it. Brexit is a problem which we are about to see our fourth Tory prime minister in six years try to solve.
What is noteworthy about the latest contenders, and their predecessors, is that they bid to be given the task without having any idea how to tackle it. One after the other, they think they know how to solve the problem, until they actually start trying to do so.
The remarkable unpreparedness of Cameron, May and Johnson, and now Truss and Sunak, is considered further in the following video.