The Leave campaign’s focus on blue-collar anger

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The poster figures of the Leave campaign, former Mayor of London Boris Johnson, former Welfare Minister Michael Gove and Tnoy Blair's Parliamentary Representatives to the European Convention, Gisela Stuart

The Leave campaign’s focus on blue-collar anger


With less than a month ahead of the U.K referendum on EU membership, the Leave campaign is focusing on what it regards as its strong points, namely its appeal to Tabloid-reading and blue-collar working class Britain.

In this sense, Martin Selmayr's comparison of Boris Johnson with France’s Marine Le Pen, Italy’s Beppe Grillo, and Donald Trump is fitting. The Chief of Staff of the President of the European Commission was right in two respects. First, the British Leave campaign is focusing on t...


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