Cheer up Remainers, Brexit will be a liberation

Many Remainers behave as if they have been bereaved and are still in deep mourning. By contrast Brexiteers, other than being fearful of betrayal, are full of cheer.

How could it not be so? After decades when the UK’s ability to govern itself through its own laws and policies was relentlessly sliced away, it’s now getting this back. How can regaining democratic sovereignty be anything other than a source of joy and positive vision?

Faced with this inconsolable distress, one must in all compassion suggest a course of grief counselling. For the rest of us, Brexit means a celebration big band tour.

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