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Old 11-05-2017, 11:30 AM
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Default Re: Brexit EU referendum polling stations.

It is a “hollowed-out country,” “ill at ease with itself,” “deeply provincial,” engaged in a “controlled suicide,” say puzzled experts.
The same could apply to America - except, as they point out later on, no one's puzzled by partisan divides in America.

Jan Techau, a German who has traveled extensively in England and ran Carnegie Europe, sees Britain as a tragedy.
Um no, it's a farce.

The phrase "controlled suicide" is used again later. Controlled by who, we wonder, not needing to wonder very much.

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Old 11-05-2017, 07:48 PM
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“The readiness of the political right in particular to lie and peddle obvious untruths, to place their party politics and party unity over and above the national interest, has been going on for a long time,” he said.
This part very-definitely applies to U.S. politics as well.
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