Clangeddin wrote:I may be wrong, but I'm under the impression that, deep down, Corbyn kind of wanted Brexit to happen as well, but he just couldn't openly admit it to avoid a shitstorm of epic proportions.
I don't know, call it a hunch, but the few times I've seen him on the issue, he just didn't seem interested / convinced enough.
It's pretty well known Corbyn wanted to leave the EU.
He wants to take all services and utilities back into public control and EU rules won't allow him to do that.
The fact that the turnout for remain was so poor may be another indicator that for the british left, staying in the EU was not such an important matter as it may have been portrayed...
The left cannot all be lumped together. There's people like me and there's the loonies.
People didn't bother to vote because they didn't think they needed to.
It was all very last minute.
Boris Johnson's rhetoric at that awful televised debate went a long way to convince the don't knows to vote to leave.
Of course, anyone with any sense knew exactly what he was up to.