… the notion that large numbers of pro-Brexit voters are experiencing buyer’s remorse is both unproven and irrelevant. … And it is hard to avoid the feeling that much of the Remain camp disappointment comes from people who are simply not used to losing votes that might negatively affect their own lives. As Manchester Professor Rob Ford put it, the English middle class is simply experiencing what UKIP voters have had to put up with for years.
As so often, political reality will trump the lawyers. Alan Renwick of the UCL constitution unit argues that there is now a political imperative for the next prime minister to hold a parliamentary vote before the invocation of Article 50. But it is hard to imagine that MPs would choose to overturn the majority decision of the referendum on June 23rd.
This comment on Andrea Leadsom wanting to certify every website through the BBFC before they go live is very funny. pic.twitter.com/i0DIRECndf
— Dan (@mind_playing_) July 5, 2016
UK foreign secretary brands 27 heads of gov't "bureaucrats in Brussels" – and you still wonder why Leave won EUref https://t.co/4w9u7iCIII
— Alberto Nardelli (@AlbertoNardelli) July 7, 2016
'It was the WTO not the EU which led to Brexit vote'. Correlation of Leave vote with areas which lost jobs to China https://t.co/u2nm1izfrI
— Paul Kirby (@paul1kirby) July 7, 2016
This is fascinating:
— David Goodman (@_DavidGoodman) July 8, 2016
— CJ McKinney (@mckinneytweets) July 8, 2016
— Britain Elects (@BritainElects) July 9, 2016
…by their silence Corbyn and his troubled, paranoid court have delivered us, in effect, and for the time being, into a one-party state…