Britain and Ireland both want to prevent the return of a “hard border” around Northern Ireland, but that goal is difficult to square with leaving the European Union.
When it proved necessary to negotiate with the D.U.P to secure their support in the House of Commons, the money tree was found and shaken and over £1 billion of public spending promised to the Six Counties of Northern Ireland.
Prime Minister May’s record on terrorism, and a widespread hostility to Donald Trump, also complicates the Tories’ bid for a mandate in parliamentary elections.
British voters will be heading to polling stations for the third time since 2015, after lawmakers overwhelmingly backed Prime Minister Theresa May's call for a snap election on June 8.
This is not a country at ease with itself, if it ever were. The United Kingdom continues to display more and more intolerance and anger.