The Anti-Democratic Brexit Backlash

Yesterday evening, thousands of angry protesters demonstrated in the streets of London to call for the subversion of democracy in Britain. These weren’t far-right fascists but young, middle-class, center-left Londoners who have now become the foot soldiers of a much wider campaign to try and have Britain’s Brexit vote dismissed. It seems that for an entire generation, and some in Britain’s political establishment, the basic principles of the democratic process are an anathema. Indeed, in recent days all kinds of unconstitutional mischief has been afoot as politicians, journalists, and commentators have engaged in sophistry in an attempt to have the will of the electorate discarded.

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The Anti-Democratic Brexit Backlash

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