Brexit is the political quagmire that seems to keep getting deeper and now a new ingredient has been thrown into this combustible mix of nationalism: geopolitics, and separatism. A second referendum is being asked for via petition over allegations that Leave Campaigners, led by Nigel Farage’s bombastic United Kingdom Independence Party, lied to the British public about the benefits of leaving. Another strange, counter-intuitive, and so far unproven detail is apparently many voters used the search engine Google to research the European Union after having voted to leave. Ignoring the almost comically dangerous implications of voting while being uninformed on an issue  there has been a groundswell of Anti-Brexit protests in the streets of London and the aforementioned petition which has grown to gather over 4 million signatures. Out of 64 million people, out of which approximately 40 million are registered to vote which adds up to about 10% of the voting population asking to redo this vote. Whether its because of lying by the Leave campaign, panic over the now turbulent economic conditions of the British stocks, the near-universal international condemnation from

Another strange, counter-intuitive, and so far unproven detail is apparently many voters used the search engine Google to research the European Union after having voted to leave. Ignoring the almost comically dangerous implications of voting while being uninformed on an issue there has been a groundswell of Anti-Brexit protests in the streets of London and the aforementioned petition which has grown to gather over 4 million signatures. Out of 64 million people, of which approximately 40 million are registered to vote, adds up to about 10% of the voting population asking to redo this vote. Whether its because of lying by the Leave campaign, panic over the now turbulent economic conditions of the British stocks, the near-universal international condemnation from its allies, or a grandiose case of buyers remorse this campaign has resulted in some uniquely chaotic conditions.

It is unclear at this moment whether or not the embattled government of David Cameron would allow for this proposed revote to happen or whether they will continue to trudge down this unknown and thus far very unforgiving path to exiting membership from the European Union. Regarding the Googling after the fact, renowned and reviled statesman Winston Churchill would probably respond with this zinger “The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter”. A slight alteration of the quote to make it fit better with 21st-century politics is to swap out five minutes for 140 characters or less, seeing as the petition and the campaign have had heavy social media presence.This crazy messy story is far from over and as noted in other articles on the subject, it will probably get messier.

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