Brexit was designed to fail

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Too big to fail? Please. The 2016 referendum on the United Kingdom’s membership in the European Union involved a constitutional question so large it was too big to succeed.

  • The Week

This is the only reason the national vote on Brexit was ever allowed to take place.

Like Ted Heath and John Major before him, former British Prime Minister David Cameron found himself faced with the impossible task of placating the Tory Party’s right wing.

His exceedingly clever answer was to pretend to give them everything they have ever wanted.

Ever since Enoch Powell and Michael Foot led the cross-brench opposition to the European Economic Community in the 1970s, it has been argued by opponents of the…

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