LETTER: Brexit - we are making a historic mistake
I was amused recently to be accused by a neighbour, who regularly reads my letters to the Advertiser, of believing I was right and everyone else was wrong.
He was of course referring to Brexit.
I do not suppose that this gentleman reads the Observer, but for his benefit and for others who do not read the Observer, I quote from a recent edition of that newspaper:
“Like sheep, the British people, regardless of whether they support Brexit, are being herded off a cliff, duped and misled by the most
irresponsible, least trustworthy Government in living memory. The moment when article 50 is triggered, signalling Britain’s irreversible to quit the EU, approaches inexorably. This week, on Black Wednesday, the UK will throw into jeopardy the achievements of 60 years of unparalleled European peace, security and prosperity from which it has greatly benefited. It is a national catastrophe by any measure.
It is a historic error. It is a reckless, foolhardy leap into the unknown, a fall from grace in every conceivable sense.”
The whole article, from which I have quoted, should be read by all who voted for Brexit.
I have yet to hear a persuasive argument from any Brexiteers so perhaps your correspondence page will contain something of this nature in future weeks.
Hopefully, such correspondents will not merely parrot the vicious world view of the Daily Mail and Daily Express but give hard facts on how the UK will benefit from being outside Europe.