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Brexit notes

25 January 2020

9:00 AM

25 January 2020

9:00 AM

A victory for the voters

Who remembers the Sydney Morning Herald’s editorial on the eve of Britain’s Brexit referendum in 2016? Its heading was: ‘A victory for hate should Brexit prevail’.

As it turned out, most of the hatred that was generated in the wake of the referendum seemed to spring from those who were on the losing side and had wanted to remain in the European Union.

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