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To Stop Brexit, Remainers Must Threaten To Break Up The UK

The Palace of Westminster (by via Wikimedia Commons) Remainers are losing their struggle to stop Brexit. Although public opinion seems to back a second referendum , Theresa May's conservative government is determined to leave the European Union, while Labour's leader Jeremy Corbyn has so far shown no willingness to oppose the right-wing implementation of the 2016 referendum.  The Liberal Democrats, the major anti-Brexit political force, have proven to be ineffective, in some instances acting sloppily. Back in July, for instance, the former Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron and his successor, Vince Cable, failed to show up in parliament to vote on two amendments tabled by hardline Brexiters. The amendments passed by a slim margin.  So how can Brexit be stopped? The answer is: remainers need to resort to more decisive tactics.  If their demands to hold a second Brexit referendum are rejected on the grounds that there has already been such a vote and Leave won