BREXIT TREMORS TO MAKE WAY ACROSS AT­LANTIC INTO US ELEC­TION

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The morn­ing af­ter the night be­fore and the Richter scale im­pact of the UK ref­er­en­dum vote to leave the Euro­pean Union is send­ing shock waves across the world, in­clud­ing to the United States in this crit­i­cal elec­tion year.

There are many lay­ers of au­topsy to dis­sect on the Brexit vote, but on its most sim­ple and prag­matic level, we now have to ac­cept that what may have pre­vi­ously ap­peared im­pos­si­ble, for all the in­tel­lec­tual ar­gu­ments that any­one

CLIN­TON MUST STOP TRUMP FROM FRAM­ING THE US ELEC­TION AS SIN­GLE-IS­SUE CLAIM-YOUR-COUNTRYBACK REF­ER­EN­DUM-STYLE VOTE.

with half a brain chose to as­sem­ble, is now pos­si­ble – the right-wing pop­ulist build-a-wall can­di­date Don­ald Trump has a real chance of be­com­ing the Amer­i­can pres­i­dent on Novem­ber 4.

In­deed, many right-wing na­tion­al­ist can­di­dates stand el­e­vated af­ter the June 23 vote, and one big step closer to suc­cess across Europe – in­clud­ing the French Na­tional Front leader Ma­rine Le Pen who is now ex­pected to eas­ily qual­ify to be one of the fi­nal two can­di­dates to con­test the Pres­i­dency of France next May.

Pre­sump­tive Re­pub­li­can pres­i­den­tial nom­i­nee Don­ald Trump de­liv­ers a speech in Scot­land af­ter the Brexit de­ci­sion is an­nounced, hail­ing Bri­tain’s vote to leave the EU as “fan­tas­tic”.

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