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Attention all British .eu owners: Buy dotcom domains and prepare to sue, says UK govt

Phil O'Sophical Silver badge

Re: Wow, it's almost...

51.7% is by any sane standards, & the government & EU's guidelines for the referendums far too small a majority for a major decision that will change the political, economic & social landscape for a generation.

And yet getting 51% (on 69.7% turnout) in a referendum was perfectly OK for France to agree to create the EU in the first place.

You can't have it both ways. If 51% is enough for "in", you can't reasonably claim that 52% is insufficient for "out".

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