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The assessment that Obama has done "too little" abroad is at odds with Obama's record of frequent activism.
It is rare for a political class to respond to popular repudiation with introspection.
Eurocrats created the conditions that made "Brexit" possible, and ultimately they have no one to blame but themselves.
Different factions are going to end up on the same side of a debate for all sorts of reasons.
It is telling that the Post thinks that there needs to be an "antidote" to a democratic decision by the citizens of a close ally.
It would be a mistake to see the success of the Leave campaign as a sign that Trump is capable of pulling off something similar.
The same democratic deficit that motivated many people in the U.K. to vote Leave is the very thing that critics of the referendum result want to increase.
In both the Scottish and EU referendums, Cameron miscalculated about as badly as one can.
How fear won in Britain. Freddy Gray reflects on the fear-mongering from …
Decades of neglect and contempt that so many politicians showed their voters came back to bite the political class at the most critical moment.
Instead of quashing his Euroskeptic detractors, Cameron presided over their greatest success to date.
Leave has a decent chance of an outright win.
Backing the Saudi-led war is morally abhorrent and one of the worst foreign policy decisions of this century.
When the status quo option involves something as unappealing as the EU, it would be very tempting for most people to repudiate it.
Rubio will have a hard time defending his record of neglecting his job.
EU leaders will almost certainly greet a "Brexit" vote with dismay, anger, and increased contempt for voters.
Kaine would seem to be the best choice.
Nothing could be easier or more predictable for someone in our government than calling for U.S. airstrikes against another state.
There is no appetite anywhere in Europe for "ever closer union."
Threat inflaters always look for ways to take normal, self-interested behavior and make it seem especially sinister and extraordinarily dangerous.