Robert Hardman

The Queen can handle coups – she’s been on the receiving end of one

It led to a constitutional showdown between the Palace and Downing Street

Supplies of Brexit invective are now almost exhausted. While the Prime Minister is denounced for denouncing Remainers as ‘collaborators’, his denouncers denounce him as a ‘tin pot dictator’ in need of a ‘rope’ and ‘lamp-post’.

Of all the bellicose hyperbole, however, it is the battle cry of ‘Stop the coup’ which is the loudest this week.

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