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Remainers will get nowhere by continuing to shout: ‘Told you so’ | Anne McElvoy

There is a strong case against Brexit, but it must be made without condescending to those who voted for it

If liberals are so right, why are so many electorates finding us unpalatable? Progressive sorts, who believe that openness – to ideas, migration and trade – brings more benefits than closing off minds and borders are popular with each other. Sometimes they win power – Emmanuel Macron in France, Angela Merkel, most likely again in Germany next month. But they are not in the White House, nor are their near-cousins, Remainers, winning the argument in Britain.

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