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The Grapes of irresponsibility

2016-07-12

The morning after the referendum, the Prime Minister, who once had the bad and irresponsible idea to to call it, quit his post. He was soon followed by the principal movers of the leave campaign. Boris Johnson left, Michael Gove left, Farage left. Theresa May, who belonged to the pro-remain camp is chosen to be the new leader and announced immediately that she has changed her mind and will go for Brexit. The grapes of all this are very sour indeed. The U.K. tumbled in political and economic chaos. Nobody knows how to handle the exit and arrange for new relations between the UK and the EU. The long term consequences are likely to be even worse, as attached article by Ann Applebaum indicates. The legal wrangles are still to be discovered.     


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Frans A.M. Alting von Geusau

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