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Brexiteers hyped up after watching “Dunkirk” should listen to businesses instead

As a bunch of new reports show, Brexit will be bad for the United Kingdom. They can hijack the spirit of Christopher Nolan’s new film all they like: Brexiteers won't change that

By George Magnus  

A picture taken on the set of Christopher Nolan's new film "Dunkirk." Photo: NEWZULU/Thierry THOREL/NEWZULU/PA Images

It was inevitable. The release of Christopher’s Nolan’s new film Dunkirk has spurred the supporters of Brexit in parliament and the media to hijack the bravery and spirit of that time in support of their cause. They forget that Winston Churchill told the House of Commons in June 1940 that “Wars are not won by evacuations,” and that the whole episode represented a “colossal military disaster” (except, he was at pains to point…

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