Flipping the script on Brexit
Christopher Snowdon writes for The Critic
Stephen Davies referenced in UnHerd
The article said:
“In other words, the Right is overwhelmingly pro-Brexit and the Left anti. It is hard to imagine it being any other way. But according to Steve Davies of the Institute for Economic Affairs, it really could. In fact, writing for the Telegraph, he foresees a complete switch around of the Left-wing and Right-wing positions on the EU:
“It’s worth noting that we’ve already witnessed one such realignment. In the 1970 and ’80s, Labour was by far the more Eurosceptic party. As recently as 1983, its manifesto promise was to leave the European Economic Community — because continued membership was a ‘serious obstacle’ to the party’s ‘radical, socialist policies.'”
Read the full piece here.
You can also read Stephen’s piece on realignment in The Telegraph.