Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Rule Britannia: Where's the Nelson Of Independence

By STEPHEN MacLEAN, Special to the Sun | October 22, 2019

As opposing fleets of British and French-allied ships of war lined up for battle off the Cape of Trafalgar on October 21, 1805, Admiral Lord Nelson ordered a signal to be raised from his flag-ship, H.M.S. Victory: "England expects that every man will do his duty."

Britons expect similar devotion to duty from their elected representatives. Given the choice in 2016 whether to remain or leave the European Union, a clear majority voted to exit and restore Britain's independence. More than three years later, they are still waiting, as MPs and elites enthralled by the allure of the EU super-state frustrate the voice of democracy. ...............Continue Reading

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