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Old 10.08.2017, 15:29
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Re: The Brexit referendum thread: potential consequences for GB, EU and the Brits in

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Or, you can say that they heard what they wanted to hear. It is not undemocratic.

Politics, media...business like any other.
People's decisons are - for the most part - not based on logic but on emotion. They then twist logic to justify what their emotion dictates.

Elections are for the most part won or lost on emotions.

Hillary lost because people preferred a bon vivant businessman over a bitter and angry woman who publically professed her hate of deplorables.

Brexit won because few people have positive emotional bonds to burocrats and meddlers.

Maybe shades of the "wong but romantic" vs "right but repulsive" theme.
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