Brexit Interview in Le Figaro

FIGAROVOX / SERVICE - The great philosopher Roger Scruton * British justifies the choice of his countrymen, who equate the European project to the demise of the nation-state.

LE FIGARO. - What do you think the British vote?

Roger SCRUTON . - I am proud of our citizens. They had the courage to declare their will to govern themselves. They made ​​clear they wanted to regain control of their country . I am proud, but I'm worried too. We will suffer, I fear, many attempts that aim to overturn this result or to reduce its effects. I also fear that the UK is fragmented. The truth is that the choice that was offered was not my most sensible perspective.

At the imposed dialectic: "Will you leave or stay in the European Union?" We would have preferred a third option: the drafting of a new treaty for the situation in Europe today. Treaty ... To read the full article - click here

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