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Last woman standing: Theresa May will be Britain’s next prime minister | The Economist

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Andrea Leadsom this morning cut the Conservative contest short by withdrawing from the race to succeed David Cameron. That leaves just Theresa May. In a statement given shortly afterwards Graham Brady, chairman of the 1922 committee of Tory MPs, announced that—pending a final confirmation from the party’s board—the home secretary will thus be installed as leader of the party.

All because the voters voted for Brexit. Sheesh. 

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