Brexit

German Voters Shake Up the Elites

John Fund, National Review

For the same reason you had Labour-party voters going for Brexit and Obama voters abandoning Hillary, politics in Western countries is increasingly not about Left v. Right but about Ins v. Outs. If you are part of the elite, you have likely backed policies that the working class thinks hurt them.

Great Britain’s Theresa May Could Lose Election To Hubris and Labor’s Jeremy Corbyn

A week to go until the British election. The bookies still expect a Conservative victory, though with a smaller majority than once predicted.

Is a Populist Christian Movement Needed to Renew the Faith?

Just as millions of American voters picked up copies of the Constitution and began to ask out of touch elite politicians “where does it say you can do that,” we Christians should pick up our Bibles and ask out of touch elite church leaders, “where does it say same-sex marriage and transgenderism are OK”, and “where does the Bible endorse the heresy that claims God and Allah are the same”?

As Polls Tighten, There’s Panic in the Clinton Camp

Michael Barone, National Review

Polls still show Clinton ahead — but by margins similar to the British polls showing Brexit losing and smaller than those in 2015 polls showing Conservatives wouldn’t win a majority in Parliament. Those elections came out the other way. So maybe we’re in my pretend world. If so, a Clinton loss would validate my old rule that nothing is free in politics; there is just some question about when you pay the price.

A Brexit Revote: Just How Democratic Do We Want to Be?

Doug Bandow, CNS News

Britain’s Brexit vote may have killed the Eurocrats’ campaign to build a superstate by stealth. The reaction against that vote in the UK may help spark a global rethink of the rules over how to make radical policy and political changes. Now, in between controversial polls, is a good time to act. Just how democratic do we want to be?

Brexit was a Win for the Good Guys

The Brexiteers deserve at least a couple hurrahs. The European Union created a common economic market throughout the continent, an undoubted good, but since then has focused on becoming a meddling Leviathan like that in Washington, D.C. In the Brexit the good guys won.

Why Brexit Signals a Trump Victory

Edward J. Rollins, Real Clear Politics

The people now saying Brexit has little relevance to U.S. politics are the same people who thought that the United Kingdom would never possibly leave the European Union in the first place. The fact of the matter is that what just happened in the Brexit is the same thing that’s happening here in America.

Brexit Was Sparked by Rape and Crime

Ben Stein, The American Spectator

“The Battle of Brexit, Britain, and Brussels was lost by Europe on the playing fields and in the alleys and immigrant housing of the British town of Rotherham.” There, over a period of twenty years, over 1,000 British girls were assaulted, raped, held captive, gang raped by Muslim immigrants to the UK, especially from Middle Eastern countries and Pakistan. It was a stupendous scandal, apparently duplicated all over Britain on a greater or lesser scale.

Brexit Stirs Up Secession Movements in Texas, California

Joe Crowe, NewsMax

"We're looking across the Atlantic and witnessing what to many is this surprising Euroskeptic movement," Texas Nationalist Movement leader Daniel Miller said. "What's the most surprising is now the rearing of its head of the Ameroskeptic movement, or the federal skeptic movement." 

After Brexit, Nationalism and Trump Rising

Patrick J. Buchanan, The American Conservative

In Europe and America, corporate, financial, and political elites are increasingly disrespected and transnationalism is receding. An anti-establishment, nationalist, populist wave is surging across Europe and the USA. It is an anti-insider, anti-Clinton wave, and Trump could ride it to victory.

Voters Want Change; Clinton Asks for 4 More Years

Stephen Moore, Washington Times

If Hillary pulls off this election it will be one of the greatest sales jobs in political history. She is selling the American voters sand in the desert: stay the course economic bromides at a time when two out of three voters say that the United States is on the wrong, not the right track.

Why Hillary Clinton Should Worry About Brexit

Josh Kraushaar, National Journal

Trump made an effective anti-elitist case against Clinton in a speech last week. He charged that insiders like Clinton “wrote the rules of the game to keep themselves in power and in the money.” It’s a stinging indictment that goes after her biggest weakness. His problem is that he’s unable to sustain the argument on his own without a teleprompter.

Manafort: We can do it too, time to take 'our country back'

Paul Bedard, Washington Examiner

Manafort, who is Trump's campaign manager, declared last week his candidate's best week, highlighted by successful fundraising, a speech condemning Hillary Clinton that was long sought by Republicans, and victory on the "Brexit" vote in London.

Political Earthquake Hits as British Exit European Union

The impact of the British vote to exit the European Union will radiate across the continent. Some Eurocrats imagine that dissatisfaction with the EU is a uniquely English phenomenon. It actually is much more because “the EU is undemocratic not by accident, but by design.” Thus, the British are not the only Europeans desiring to escape from the EU’s smothering embrace.

Trump pledges support after Brexit stunner

Jesse Byrnes, The Hill

A triumphant Donald Trump on Friday pledged that the U.S. would remain a stalwart ally of Britain after the nation stunningly voted Thursday to leave the European Union. Trump, who had sided with those arguing for the so-called Brexit, slammed President Obama for lobbying Britain to stay in the EU. Trump called it yet another example of Obama getting it wrong on the international stage.