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Brexit is worse than stupid—it’s thoughtless

What our politicians have engaged in is a refusal to think

By Lyndsey Stonebridge  

British Prime Minister David Cameron. Photo: PA

“He didn’t think this through” tweeted human rights lawyer Adam Wagner last week in response to the suggestion that had he done so, David Cameron might have implemented a two-stage referendum or required a “super majority,” as might be appropriate given the enormity of the decision at issue.

In truth, it was worse than this: David Cameron didn’t think at all. He didn’t make an error of judgement in calling the Brexit vote, because that would have required actual judgement rather than…

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