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Brexiteers remind me of Scottish nationalists—and not in a good way

"The parallels between the leave campaign and the SNP are ironic as well as instructive"

By Jim Gallagher  

A delegate holds Vote Leave badges on a stall at the annual Scottish Conservative conference at Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh ©Andrew Milligan/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Flashbacks are said to be a reaction to stress. So I must have been more stressed during the Scottish referendum campaign than I had realised. Today, I keep hearing the cadences of Alex Salmond in the utterances of Chris Grayling and Michael Gove. The similarities are instructive…

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