Tony Blair is back to lecture Britain on why it is wrong to leave the European Union. Pro-Brexit MPs have already taken to the ramparts to condemn his "arrogant" and "out of touch" intervention. Should they be so furious? The former Labour Prime Minister's ability to relate to the British people had deserted him by the time of the EU referendum. No amount of preaching could stop them. And now he is doubling down on his pro-EU sanctimony.
Blair: We need a way out 'from the present rush over the cliff edge'
Over 17 million people defied the Europhile establishment by voting for Britain's departure. But that isn't good enough for Mr Blair, who has decreed that they did so "based on imperfect knowledge". He is refusing to respect the result, as many Remainers have decided to do, but has made it his "mission" to fight against it.
Leavers will make a show of gnashing their teeth about Mr Blair's intervention. In truth, they'll be delighted to have him at the head...
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