Saturday 16 December 2017

EU must realise most of us want to be governed democratically

Ukip Leader Nigel Farage was one of the main supporters of Brexit. Photo: Nick Ansell/PA Wire
Ukip Leader Nigel Farage was one of the main supporters of Brexit. Photo: Nick Ansell/PA Wire

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In the letter 'Anger has become the default emotion in political discourse' (June 25) the writer goes on to say that the politics of reason and common sense has been replaced by the politics of protest and alienation.

Politics is most certainly changing, there's no dispute there, but to say it's being replaced by protest lacking in reason and common sense - well, that's perhaps a stretch too far.

Throughout the Brexit Campaign I watched on as Irish TDs travelled to the UK, coaxing and nudging the British public and Irish diaspora to remain within the EU and, as they did, I asked myself if members of the British Parliament arrived to my shores, attempting to sway my vote in an Irish referendum, how would I react?

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