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Hail Britannia: U.K. could teach U.S. a thing or two about running government

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Late in the campaign, the New Yorker satirist Andy Borowitz wrote that Queen Elizabeth II was offering to take the colonies back, suggesting that Americans dissatisfied with their options should just write in her name for president. It doesn’t seem quite as funny now as it did then. Let’s imagine, though, that we are still part of the British Empire, and that Donald Trump has moved to London and is now Prime Minister. Imagine him waddling into the House of…

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Missile failure off Florida? British leader won’t say

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Britain’s prime minister refused to say Sunday whether she knew about an unarmed missile that reportedly failed when it was test-fired off the coast of Florida last year. Theresa May told BBC she has total confidence in Britain’s Trident nuclear deterrence system, but didn’t confirm or deny a newspaper report about the alleged failure of a ballistic missile designed to carry nuclear warheads. The prime minister was asked about the missile test after the Sunday Times reported that an unarmed…

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