Tag: Leave

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Obama Repeats Israel Mistake by Opposing #Brexit

President Barack Obama has a poor record when it comes to intervening in foreign elections. His clumsy attempt in April to encourage British voters to choose to remain in the European Union may have backfired, after Obama threatened that Britain would be sent to the “back of the queue” in trade relations with the U.S. if it chose Brexit. He repeated the mistakes of his effort to oust Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Israel’s 2015 elections, which likewise delivered a poll-defying rebuke.

Brexit: Britain Votes with Trump, against Hillary, Obama

British voters chose to “leave” the European Union on Thursday, defying the polls — and President Barack Obama, who had urged Britain to “remain” in the EU. Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton had also urged Britain to stay in the EU. Only Donald Trump had backed the campaign to leave.

The Top 13 Reasons For Staying In The EU… Debunked

1. “It will create uncertainty.” (Usually followed by the phrase “…and business hates uncertainty…”) This is, literally, an infantile argument. Babies live in the present and want everything now. Grown ups understand the importance of deferred gratification – that is you