Is Britain set to be a nation once again?

Barack Obama’s Brexit intervention has done little more than strengthen Britain’s retreat to its old Blitz mentality

24th April, 2016
US president Barack Obama has had his say on Brexit Pic: Getty

I suspect this weekend that those in 10 Downing Street who thought to involve US president Barack Obama in the EU referendum debate may now be regretting it. It probably sounded like a good idea months ago but, with 60 days to go to the poll, this debate is beginning to make deeper inroads into the British psychological make-up than anything in living memory.

If anything, the Obama intervention may have been seen as an irritant. Of...

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