This article appeared online at TheNewAmerican.com on Monday, October 3, 2016:
In a speech on Sunday to her British Conservative Party’s conference, Prime Minister Theresa May (shown) made it sound as if she had been a supporter of Brexit all along:
[After Brexit, the United Kingdom will be] a fully-independent country [no longer under the] jurisdiction of the European Court of Justice.… [Brexit] was a vote for Britain to stand tall, to believe in ourselves, to forge an ambitious and optimistic new role in the world….
Brexit should make us think about our role in the wider world. It should make us think of Global Britain, a country with the self-confidence and the freedom to look beyond the continent of Europe and to the economic and diplomatic opportunities of the wider world.
Because we know that the referendum [to leave the European Union] was not a vote to turn in ourselves, to cut ourselves off from the world.
Accordingly, she announced that