Saturday May 30, 2020

Brexit: We were all caught napping - now we need a new game changer

The Leave camp victory was a mid-life crisis waiting to happen, writes Susan O'Keeffe

30th June, 2016

We were all caught napping last week. Some people actually went to bed on the night of the referendum, believing that the thing they called an exit poll, but wasn’t really an exit poll, had reassured them that European sense had prevailed. Michael Gove’s wife reported that even he went to bed at 10.30pm, long before any results were in. Jeremy Corbyn wasn’t caught napping though. No. He was slumbering through the night; went to...

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