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Re: Leave. EU

By Baldman (Baldman)9/10 11:13Wed Oct 9 11:13:58 2019In response to Re: Leave. EU

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I think this is right-in terms of the causes of Brexit. Freedom of movement was the icing on a cake that has been baking for 40 years. We have outsourced our manufacturing to China and gutted the upper working/lower middle class that did well in the immediate post-war period.

But it was difficult to get angry with people in China who you never see. So people were just quietly angry and desperate.

Then Blair opened the borders and suddenly the bogey man lived down the street. Farage finally found a way to tap into popular anger and we were on the path to Brexit.

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