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Open Letter to UK’s Next Prime Minister

Me in France 3Dear Theresa May and Andrea Leadsom

As you well know, last month 17.4 million British citizens, 52% of those registered, voted to leave the EU. At the same time, however, 29 million registered voters didn’t choose to leave. The UK is said to be the mother of all democracies, so the rules of the referendum must hold, and one of you, as the future prime minister, will be charged with taking the UK out of the EU.

For some this is a great relief, for others an equally great tragedy. Opinion is sharply divided. But more than that, the path forward Continue reading