British commentators who jumped to condemn his decision as a travesty of democracy failed to understand the country’s constitutional traditions.
Traditionally, a technocratic government would now steer the country through choppy waters. But this time that could lead to more instability.
The referendum was meant to be about constitutional reform. Instead, it’s become an anti-politics storm which could have wide-reaching consequences.
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Across Europe, the cheap soundbites and costly incompetence of populism are calling – only sober practicality can win the day.
UKIP and Russell Brand have little in common – except they both threaten the Labour leader.