Ruth Dudley Edwards: 'It's the Germans we should be worried about, not the Brits'

Why can't the likes of Fintan O'Toole understand that Leave voters just want their independence, asks Ruth Dudley Edwards

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and British Prime Minister Theresa May. Photo: Stefan Rousseau/PA

Ruth Dudley Edwards

I write this from a land imperilled by the Brexiteers "who espouse a romantic notion of returning to the British Empire's glory days, characterised by an independence in trade, free of the shackles imposed by Brussels, while knowing deep down in their hearts and minds that leaving the EU can only mean a much poorer future for most citizens in the United Kingdom".