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Even if a second referendum was won by Remain by 2:1, there will be a huge cohort of people who believe that Brexit was betrayed and that the 40% or so who didn't vote all share their anti-Brexit beliefs.  Democracy is only democracy if it supports your beliefs...

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by Frank Schnittger (mail Frankschnittger at hot male dotty communists) on Fri Mar 1st, 2019 at 06:37:54 PM EST
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The huge cohort will consist of some very confused pensioners and a small core of die-hard racists.

They'll always be there, and there's no particular reason to worry about them. They're certainly not going to take any kind of action.

The one absolutely consistent thing about Brexit has been the total lack of practical support for pro-Brexit protests and events. A few thousand people turn up to the events with the biggest publicity, but generally either pro-Brexiters simply aren't interested in practical action, or there are far fewer of them than we've been led to believe.

Farage has announced a pro-Brexit march from the north of the UK to London. Not only is the scheduling unappealing - it's twenty miles a day, for a couple of weeks - but Leave are also trying to sell £50 participation packs.

I suspect numbers will not be large.

by ThatBritGuy (thatbritguy (at) googlemail.com) on Fri Mar 1st, 2019 at 09:33:16 PM EST
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