Brexit has taught us many things as a country. One of the harsher lessons is that mainstream politicians, along with the media and policy communities, can no longer be trusted to provide an accurate and comprehensive account of why important political events happen.
The Leave result delivered back in June 2016 has greeted by a range of simplistic explanations framed in binary terms: left versus right; educated versus uneducated; cultured vs uncultured; North versus South; open-minded versus narrow-minded. But the dominant narrative which has emerged is the “intergenerational divide”.
Read the full article in Brexit Central.