The Brexit Delusion

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For far too long the chattering classes (political pundits, journalists, academics) blathered on and on about how Brexit was variously a protest against globalization, a protest against the elites (whoever they’re supposed to be, as they’re always conveniently undefined) and all manner of other clever ideas.

The problem was that none of these chatterers bothered to talk to people who supported Brexit.

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Allan Milne Lees

Allan Milne Lees

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