The little Englanders win big

Cameron’s promise of a referendum on EU membership is first and foremost an attempt to steal UKIP’s thunder and win back the defecting Conservative voters.

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UK Independence Party chief executive Will Gilpin in September 2012.
Gwynne Dyer
Published: Wednesday, 01/23/2013 5:35 pm EST
Last Updated: Tuesday, 03/11/2014 7:34 am EDT

The real problem is continental drift: Brussels, the capital of the European Union, is getting further and further away from England. Or at least that is British Prime Minister David Cameron’s line.

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