Theodore Dalrymple

British expats in the EU fear a stronger euro far more than they fear Brexit

Whatever the economic fallout, the idea that we will all be marched back to the UK is completely preposterous

Whenever I return to England from my home in France I am struck at once by the number of grossly fat people of beached-whale proportions, by the almost militant vulgarity of much of the population, and by the shabbiness of the infrastructure. This suggests to me that our deeper problems are unrelated to our membership of the EU, and that we have neither the will nor the ability to solve them.

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