Matthew Parris Matthew Parris

Brexiteers need ladders to climb down

My honest belief is that there’s a spirit abroad in the Leave camp that calls for psychiatric, not political, analysis

I am worried about the mental state of many Brexiteers. The author of The Spectator’s weekly Notes, Charles Moore, always a sharp observer of the passing scene, noticed my worry almost before I noticed it myself. He complained here a few weeks ago that I’m citing among my reasons for distrusting the Leave case the fact that so many of its adherents strike me as headbangers.

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