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As Gary Younge points out, the most recent analogy for brexit is the Suez debacle from the 50s, where Imperial fantasies hit the rocks of reailty. The UK (and France) were humiliated, a fate which awaits us in the near future.

keep to the Fen Causeway
by Helen (lareinagal at yahoo dot co dot uk) on Mon Feb 5th, 2018 at 10:15:31 PM EST
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