Brexit is a lesson in informed voting

Late-night talk show hosts had some fun with the revelation that the top Google searches in Great Britain after the polls closed on the Brexit vote revolved around the implications of leaving the European Union.

Some Britons didn’t even know what the European Union is, leading to speculation that many voters didn’t understand what was at stake as they headed to the polling stations.

A few confessed to buyer’s remorse, saying that if they had known the value of the British pound would plunge and rattle global markets, they would have voted differently.


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    Brexit is a lesson 
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