No one is saying she has done a stellar job, but other prime ministers have made mistakes like May.
After the initial relief that the party leaders were working together comes the realisation that they both risk splitting their parties if they strike a deal.
It's easy, now, to think of this as Theresa May's story – but Thatcher, Blair and Cameron all played their part.
The party is in deep trouble among several key demographic groups. A Brexit enthusiast at the helm could make that worse.
One wrong turn after another has left the British prime minister cornered.
After a full day with her top team, the prime minister says she wants to thrash out a deal that both she and the opposition can live with.
The prime minister will be the key protagonist in Brexit the movie, but there are parts for everyone.
The prime minister asked MPs to support her withdrawal agreement, leaving the future relationship for later. Her plan backfired.
The prime minister has told her MPs that if they back her deal, she will leave office before the next stage of the Brexit process begins.
How parliament and executive came to be locked in their Brexit impasse.
MPs have seized control of the House of Commons agenda and will vote on a series of options for Brexit.
E-petitions are an important democratic tool but they need to be part of something bigger to really change things.
Decades of consensus building have enabled the EU27 to show remarkable resilience and flexibility, despite chaos on the UK side
The prime minister was wrong to absolve herself of blame for this crisis, but a solution can only be found if parliamentarians work together.
Just a week after her government said seeking a short extension would be a wrong move, the prime minister has folded.
The speaker has been accused of overreach by blocking a third meaningful vote, but why did Theresa May presume she could bend parliamentary rules?
It looks like the prime minister will try for a third vote on her deal before asking the EU for a Brexit delay.
Even if the UK decides it can withdraw from the Irish backstop unilaterally under international law, there will be consequences.
Three scholars react to the spectacle, finger-pointing and long-term harms of the stalemate in British Parliament.
A series of amendments failed, but the prime minister must now appeal for more time.