The Observer newspaper’s latest Op-Ed on Brexit:
The Observer hits the nail on the head over the post-truth politics and xenophobia shown by hard Brexiters. pic.twitter.com/iX4bR0lCp7
— James Melville (@JamesMelville) October 9, 2016
The money line is this one:
These people know only what they do not like
That encapsulates the prevailing reasoning loops of a high percentage of electors in Europe and the USA. Voting choices for many people are not positive or constructive. They are voting for the lesser of two evils, or against another party. Imagine being asked by your spouse “why did you marry me” and replying “well, you were the person I disliked the least” and see what reaction you get.