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Less than 100 hours to no-deal Brexit and parliamentarians are still prefacing everything with "we should have discussed this two years ago".
A modest byelection in Wales last week reflected little of the true Brexit mania gripping the UK. Such scenes will not survive much longer.
The most obvious effect of the Brexit process has been to thaw and reflow various arrangements of power and convention.
The hour after the failed vote was a thing to behold, as the House of Commons tried to work out what to do next, on the floor, in real time.
There is Brexit anger in the Irish borderlands, where protesting locals remember what a hard border really looks like.
Even ardent Leavers can't quite put their finger on what a successful Brexit would mean for their day-to-day lives. It seems Brexit is a liberation without content, a liberation that consists entirely of feeling liberated.