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The DUP response to Johnson’s deal proves Leavers didn’t know what they were voting for

If Leave means Leave, why are these Leavers against it?

By Chaminda Jayanetti  

The DUP have opposed any Brexit deal that would result in a border in the Irish Sea. Photo: PA

“We knew what we were voting for.”

Did you, now? Apparently 17.4 million people all knew what they were voting for when they voted Leave.

With Boris Johnson reaching a new deal to take Britain out of the EU, we are told that *this* is what the 52 percent were voting for. (Nobody has asked the 52 percent, of course.) The headbangers of the European Research Group have fallen in…

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