How the Leave campaign won the EU referendum

This article is in response to the BBC’s documentary Brexit: The Battle For Britain,  for which the blurb said: “Laura Kuennesberg tells the inside story of how David Cameron’s referendum plan backfired – and how Vote Leave won.” However, while Laura did a reasonable job in examining the entrails of Will Straw’s Stronger In, and highlighting its failures, she barely touched on why the Leave camp won – and so I intend to right that here.


I think “… and how Vote Leave won.” had been tagged on as an afterthought, to give a post-hoc perception of balance. In reality, the whole programme came over like trauma therapy. It was as if by going over what ‘went wrong’ on that fateful night of 23rd June, and putting it into a nice, cosy narrative, some kind of closure could be reached by the poor old BBC which has been constantly emitting a wailing and gnashing of teeth ever since David Dimbleby’s announcement, at 4.40 am, that the results of the 1975 referendum had been overturned by the British people.

If you remember, the next scene that greeted us after such a momentous announcement was not the joyful trumpets of heralding angels or the waving of Union Jacks to the sound of Land of Hope and Glory. It was instead a practically sobbing Keith Vaz MP, wringing his hands and moaning “This is such a terrible day for the people of Britain!”.

But just like Vaz, Laura and the BBC would never be able to understand why the Leave camp won the referendum, and what a great cause for celebration it should be. This is because the thinking of us Leavers is a million miles away from their metropolitan leftie-liberal mindset. Yet it was in projecting their own way of thinking on to us  – the metro-liberals’ hopes and fears – that they got it so wrong. Despite various late night phone calls to Cameron from wiser heads who were watching how the campaign was playing out across the country,  Will Straw’s Stronger In campaign insisted on sticking with Project Fear. But the more of ‘the great and the good’ that they lined up to warn us about the loss of jobs and the economy crashing, the more they lost us, because they were not talking to where we were coming from.

So differently are the cognitive pigeon-holes of the metro-libs arranged, that in recent weeks, it’s been almost like having an enemy tv station in the country, blasting out the kind of bitter grief and gut-wrenching recrimination to which only that minority can relate. This kind of tragic Greek chorus might have gone down well with many of the young Millennials and Generation X who wanted to remain in the EU  – but even there, they are backfiring, because today’s youngsters hardly watch television, preferring gaming and streaming from the internet. Meanwhile, the older generations are turning off in droves, and cancelling their tv licences. Why should we pay to be insulted?

There’s been a massive switch-off too, in America, where people like us are equally bored to death with the whole of the mainstream media reading from the same false script about Donald Trump and the progress of his campaign. Really, it’s the same people – the globalists – fighting against the Sovereign point of view. But they don’t seem to have learned any lessons from the mistakes of their British counterparts at Stronger In.

How Vote Leave won – or Grassroots Out, or UKIP, or Leave EU – is not really the right way to pose the question, though, because, in my experience, all of those organisations were dragging along behind a speeding train that was already moving before they tried to jump aboard. They all had a hard time trying to keep up with what was a real grassroots uprising and at its core, it was because the spirit of Sovereignty was on the rise.

Taking control

Yes, mass uncontrolled migration was a major issue – but that was just one facet of a much wider feeling of the need to take back control of our country and our own law-making functions. It was about restoring democracy to a Westminster in which the top levels of all three parties had been taken over by Eurocrats, and that is why all three political parties are in such disarray now, post-Brexit. Neither the Conservatives, Labour or the Lib Dems represent the people – the fishermen who had to burn their boats; the smaller farmers and businesses who are being swamped by regulations and red tape; those on zero-hour contracts who have to rely on food banks. The Westminster elite just represent Brussels and the globalists – and the hard core Labour voters realised this.

The bitter, accusatory line coming out of the BBC over the past six weeks has been that too many pensioners voted – seriously,  they seem to believe that this is that ‘post-democratic age’ which Peter Mandelson says we’re all in.  Unfortunately for you, Peter, the ‘post-democratic age’ only exists at Broadcasting House!

That’s partly why the BBC’s output in recent weeks has been mainly about the selfish old people destroying the futures of the young, and as Nick Clegg put it, in the BBC documentary:

“Yes, it was a democratic vote, but we must not ignore the fact that this was a referendum in which older voters overwhelmed the stated preferences of what young people in this country want.”

As usual, though, Clegg was spinning the truth. The young would not have been quite so ‘overwhelmed’ if more of them had taken part in the referendum and actually stated their preference. In other words, their preference was not stated, when they had the chance to state it. On 23rd June, only around 36 per cent of 18-24 year-olds managed to tear themselves away from their X-Boxes to vote.

A second referendum

However, what many of these ‘overwhelmed’ Millennials who are calling for a second referendum don’t realise is that this was the second referendum. We were the younger generation in that first referendum, in 1975, and so we remember what we were promised, and what we voted for.

heath

And yet we’re not quite old enough to have lost our memories and all our marbles – and looking around us at what the European Union has become, we realise how we have all been conned and lied to.

Four decades later, we can now see what’s happening right across Europe, with Third World migrants flooding in and rape and murder on the streets now almost a daily news story. There are also rising unemployment rates – far higher than ours – and big mega banks, like Deutsche Bank, are on the verge of collapse.

You might wonder whether we should have stayed in the EU, to help … and that might have made some sense, if only the other member states would have listened to us. Britain has been the third largest donor to the EU project and yet, over that time, our influence in the decision-making citadels of power in Brussels has eroded to such a point that in the last 70 votes taken at the European Council, Britain was out-voted on all of them.

In other words, the people who voted in the 1975 referendum – aka the ‘selfish pensioners’ – have a more zoomed-out view of the situation. In the end, we realised that we were the grown-ups now, and so we had to make the right decision for those young people, even if they do now hate us, and for their children, and their children’s children and so on. Most of us felt so strongly about it that we were prepared to go to our graves with our children still being angry at us, knowing that at least we’d rest easy, content that we’d done the right thing by them.

“Verging on racism”

But I thought the best bit of the documentary was when Laura Kuennesberg asked Nigel Farage whether he now regretted using that now famous/infamous Breaking Point poster of “refugees” which she said that many felt was “verging on racism.”

Nigel breaking point

“Verging on racism”. I remember being accused of that many times during the campaign. Not actually a racist – but almost a racist, or on the verge. What does that mean? Surely one is either racist or not? You can’t be verging on pregnant. Well, I did finally figure it out – and this cartoon explains it perfectly.

racist

In other words, the term ‘almost racist’ or ‘verging on racism’ refers to the other cognitive buttons next to the ‘call him a racist’ button – like rational thought, hard data and facts – which would be more helpful in resolving the issue if only the person had the brainpower to engage at that level. But to hide this ignorance, so many metro-libs have been programmed by their tellies, like Pavlov’s dogs, to instantly hit the red ‘call him a racist’ button at the first sign of any talk about migration, to close down the discussion.

Nigel Farage, however, did have access to his other cognitve buttons, and so he answered Laura Kuennesberg as follows,

“By ‘refugees’, do you mean ‘economic migrants’ … as many of them were?” he parried, reframing the false trope back into the truth zone.

According to EU Stats, more than 80 per cent of those flooding into Europe last year, from various parts of Africa, were not refugees, but economic migrants. And many of them, rather than claim asylum in the first country that they came to – which is what a refugee is supposed to do –  would rather undergo great discomfort and privations at Calais, in the hope of being able, eventually, to sneak aboard a lorry and come across the Channel on a ferry to the country with the highest minimum wage in Europe.

“The EU has failed us all, is what that poster says,” Farage went on, firmly. “I do think what Mrs Merkel did last year has been catastrophic to the European Union.

“Ultimately, this referendum was won by people saying we have got to get control back of our borders and a saner, better immigration system, into Britain.”

It’s about Sovereignty

It was about taking back control, but on every level – self empowerment, in other words, and not being dependent for our success or otherwise, as a nation,  upon faceless and unaccountable Eurocrats. This is how the spirit of Sovereignty manifests on the material plane, along with the courage to take back one’s power.

However, none of the lessons of why the Leavers won the EU referendum have been learned by the globalist mainstream media here. Equally so in America, where as much as they lie about Donald Trump, the more followers pack into the huge stadia he has to hire for his rallies, with thousands waiting outside, around the block. The globalists’ candidate, Hillary Clinton, meanwhile, can barely fill a town hall.

There is a saying, though, that one shouldn’t interrupt one’s enemy when he is making a mistake … and so that’s probably enuf said … for now!


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