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Old 08.05.2018, 14:44
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Re: The Brexit referendum thread: potential consequences for GB, EU and the Brits in

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He promised a vote, and was therefore aruably elected into power on the back of that promise.
That is not even remotely the same principle as a: 'legal mechanism to force a vote on the matter'.

Cameron only called a referendum because he was a limp-wristed milksop who wanted to curry favour with the masses. He never even for an instant considered that the vote would actually cause the UK to leave the UK, and by then it was too late. He had the choice of either losing every shred of credibility he had and stopping a train wreck, or actually keeping his word and following through on an action that he fully knew would have potential serious long-term negative implications for the country. He chose the easy way out... for himself.

Brexit basically came about as a result of nothing more noble than one man's insecurity who decided to go all in at poker with a shit hand.

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