The remarkable parallels between the Brexit vote and the rise of Donald Trump

June 24, 2016 11:20 AM

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The remarkable parallels between the Brexit vote and the rise of Donald Trump

That general lack of interest isn't surprising. A majority of Americans are only loosely aware of what is happening in our own politics. So a vote across the Atlantic about Britain leaving a little-understood organization isn't the sort of thing that is going to draw Americans's collective attention.

But the stunning decision by Britons to exit the E.U. — and the underlying sentiments that led to this shocking result — are the stuff that Americans should not only pay attention to but should also understand as motivated by the same emotions that have fueled the equally remarkable rise of presumpt...

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