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    (Original post by NJA)
    My opinion is that the politicians didn't get the strength of feeling outside the South East that the Euro project was benefitting a minority down south and costing them in terms of social amenities, & job security, and even those who would not be directly affected didn't like the attitude of those that would govern them.
    There is only one person to blame for this, and that is David Cameron. He made what historians will call the single biggest political mistake in the last 100 years or so. He called the referendum. For years and years, Prime Ministers have been resisting a referendum on the EU, because quite frankly the electorate can't be trusted to make such important decisions. This referendum was rather boringly about trade. But it came to encapsulate immigration, disgruntlement against the establishment and more besides. This is why countries tend not to have referendums too often. Leaving the EU is just so monumentally bad for the UK.
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    Exaggeration for leave MPS and old people
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    (Original post by ByEeek)
    ... the electorate can't be trusted to make such important decisions. ...
    When your livlihood and community is at stake it focuses your mind to see what works, and what doesn't, more than if you are trying to follow a dream a group of rich and powerful people, who, like people generally will be swayed by what's best for them.
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    (Original post by NJA)
    When your livlihood and community is at stake it focuses your mind to see what works, and what doesn't, more than if you are trying to follow a dream a group of rich and powerful people, who, like people generally will be swayed by what's best for them.
    But what never works, is throwing out one system in favour of another. Everyone suffers and when the new system is up and running, there are still rich people and communities at stake. And generally speaking it is the same people who are rich and the same communities at stake.
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    1. Career politicians who are completely out of touch and slimey neoliberalists down under
    2. Social justice warriors who try to stifle free speech and scream racism at everyone
    3. Londoners who live in an elitist bubble and think they are better than everyone else
    4. Big business that laugh in our faces with tax reliefs whilst we struggle on to cope
    5. The EUSSR and its overregulation of SME's that crippled businesses and ruined families
    6. The elitism and arrogance of those wishing to remain who look down on others - people like FullOfSurprises
    7. The bureaucrats that laughed in our faces whilst getting drunk in Strasbourg and Brussels at our expense
    8. The bankers who got bailed out by us when it was their fault, not ours and then went on to get bonuses
    9. The failures of globalism and the long term aims of multiple superstates to economically enslave us
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    (Original post by welshiee)
    1. Career politicians...
    I can't disagree.
    So in many respects for many people what happened last week is good news leading to a happier future.

    All the people focusing on the £350m if they really cared about numbers why do they continue to vote for an organisation that has always been corrupt?
    Here's an old clip which still holds true.
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    Peter Hitchens puts it well IMO
 
 
 
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