Brexit: Nigel Farage takes Britain out of Europe with a stellar flourish

Brexit goes through today, and Britain is finally independent, free from the clutches of the European Union.  It's a great event regardless of how it happens, but in this case, it was cool beyond description.  It all ended with a pretty amazing flourish, one that told us a lot about both the European Commission and newly sovereign Britain itself.  Chief Brexiteer Nigel Farage made his last speech before the European Commission, which was a great scolding and call to shut down the whole operation altogether, which was subversive enough.  But he drove it even farther.  Here was the great final moment: Farage and his buddies ended the whole thing by explicitly waving the British flag of sovereignty right in the faces of all the angry little European Commission eurocrats, even as they sputtered and cut off his mic. Metaphor, anyone?  It was the mother of all metaphors, a Britain...(Read Full Post)
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