Caveat: Brexitology

Yesterday, the UK officially left the EU.

There’s an unattributed quote circulating online:

Only the British could colonize half the world, and then leave the EU because they don’t like immigrants.

Here is a cartoon I saw that I felt matched up some with my understanding of Brexit.


The above cartoon is credited to the Chronicle Herald, a Canadian newspaper, but I couldn’t find it on their website.

Another pithy quote circulating online on the topic:

“Brexit means we are at last freed to obey whatever the Americans instruct us to do.”