If You Truly Believe In Britain There’s Only One Way To Vote Today…

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Suppose in 1945, with the Nazi war machine smashed and Britain rejoicing after the greatest victory in her history, we had been told: “Of course, 50 years hence your leaders will have surrendered your sovereignty to the people you’ve just defeated and those you’ve liberated. In effect, they will be your masters, your lawmakers – oh, and incidentally, it will be a crime to sell in pounds and ounces…” The prophet would have been ridiculed, perhaps even reviled as a traitor and probably put in a padded cell. Well, it has happened. So wrote George MacDonald Fraser, author of the Flashman novels, a few years before he died in 2008. Since when, of course, things have got a whole lot worse. But if he’d met the angry Remainer I was talking to in the pub last night, he would have been told his argument was entirely invalid. “If you use the word Nazi you’ve lost the debate,” the angry Remainer explained. (He’d got very cross about something Leave campaigner Michael Gove had said. So cross that he was now more certain than ever that Britain should hand over the last vestiges of its sovereignty to unaccountable bureaucrats in the German-dominated EU.). “Oh really? And who made that rule?” I