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The problem with English nationalism

is that it depends on an exceptionalist mythology

that is steeped in racism,

an unwarranted sense of superiority,

and, since the end of the British Empire,

a set of self-pitying grievances

directed against imaginary enemies.

The central tropes of EU-phobia exhibit all of these.

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T
Hello Jack,
Seems we all deal with enemies real or not....
Happy New Year! May the year 2020 be good to you and yours....
Trish
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J
A lovely new year to you

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