I must confess I had it wrong. I had predicted Brexit backwards, assuming that it would be similar to the U.S., but it appears to have been the opposite. Here, the millennials had rejected the Democratic establishment, determined to remake the party into an organization that serves all the people and not those few at the top of the financial cliff.

But in the EU the Brexit vote divides differently, the millennials voting to stay within the EU establishment and the seniors voting to leave it, choosing to regain the independence they once had before joining the EU over 50 years ago.

There have been dozens of pundits, talking heads, on television offering many theories of why this vote happened and what it’s effect will be.

Time will eventually determine the answers.

Eliot J. Chandler

Augusta


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