Je ne regrette rien

Our newspapers and tv screens have been full of the images of tv reporters and MPs facing hostile demonstrators on Westminster Green this week. Anna Soubry had a particularly noisy confrontation with a group of men (where were the women in this age of #MeToo?) who screamed abuse and blocked her entrance to the House of Commons. Given the shouts and chants were more akin to a football terrace and not really that clear in getting a political point across, I am assuming these guys were all Brexiteers, standing up for their country, demonstrating a patriotic fervour not seen in many a year, but keen that the result of the referendum is delivered and Britain leaves the EU. They love their flag, love their country and hate all things European. Strange then, that they adopt the French idea of wearing yellow jackets to protest in….

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