Who’s in Charge Here?

British Prime Minister Theresa May and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker at the EC headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, November 21, 2018. (Francois Walschaerts/Reuters)
Not the people — nor, quite often, their elected representatives.

NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE I n the run-up to the 2016 presidential election, Donald Trump was asked on many occasions whether he would “accept the results” of the election if he were to lose. Democrats and their media allies demanded that he make a solemn vow to “accept the results.” It was never entirely clear what anybody thought the alternative to acceptance was: Donald Trump’s raising a revolutionary army and marching on Washington like Francisco Franco breaking the Siege of the Alcázar?

Better that question should have been put to Theresa May.

The people of the United Kingdom, having been consulted on the matter, voted to leave

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