The staff here is not especially well versed in European politics, but we know well enough that the US is not the only place where NobodyisFlyingthePlane.
An informal poll revealed unequivocal consternation among staff over the Brexit vote. “Why leave something that is the only long term hope for the continent?” we seemed to think.
This article shows a different way of looking at it. The only way to strengthen an institution like the EU is to allow the unsatisfied to leave it.
Why should Brussels reform itself if no country would ever be mad enough to leave?
With Brexit this decades-old spell is set to break. And how does the liberal elite on both sides of the Atlantic react to this deafening alarm? They scream foul and blame the dumb British working classes for spoiling the party. It might be wiser to examine our own attachment to a narrative that is going nowhere.
Why the E.U. Had It Coming http://nyti.ms/29G5JXk