The problem with democracy is that some people who have the right to vote are idiots. The U.K. feels like a place where everyone has woken up after a hangover and can’t quite believe what they’ve done. In case you were on another planet you would know that Britain has voted to leave the European Union.
Apparently the people who voted to leave are mostly the poor and the elderly. I don’t understand either groups’ motivations. The poor worry about globalization; apparently it causes the rich to get richer and the poor to get children. They also worry about unskilled immigrants who don’t speak English coming over from Eastern Europe and taking their jobs. If someone who doesn’t speak your language, has no skills, and doesn’t know anyone in your country can actually take your job – you may have to accept that you are pretty shit at what you do.
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