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Fellow Remainers: Hands off the BBC

Fellow Remainers: Hands off the BBC

Remainers indulging in conspiracy theories about the BBC should be careful what they wish for. Recently, it’s become fashionable in Remainer circles to attack the BBC for the apparent bias in its coverage of Brexit. In recent days, for example, Lord Adonis’s Twitter feed has been an orgy of attacking the BBC’s impartiality, sometimes bordering on conspiracy theorising, and often using the vaguely sinister hashtag #BrexitBroadcastingCorporation : I’m struck by how many people are saying they don’t intend to continue…

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On being bundled towards the exit.

On being bundled towards the exit.

Today’s post is a Fergus-Free Zone. Don’t worry, we will return to him in due course. Today’s Guardian carries an opinion poll with a narrow but clear lead for Leave. What is striking, as the paper makes clear, is the difference in opinions between age groups. 53% of 18-34 year-olds support Remain, while 54% of 55 years+ support Leave. Most worrying for Remain,  while 51% of the younger age group say they plan to vote, among the older voters that figure…

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