Melanie McDonagh Melanie McDonagh

Reminder: the referendum was about leaving the EU, not blueprints for the future

It does seem to me that there’s been a misunderstanding about what, exactly, a referendum is about. It’s not a general election. It’s not about electing a party with a manifesto. It’s simply getting an answer to a specific question, in this case, whether to stay in or leave the EU.

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