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originally posted by: alldaylong
a reply to: ManFromEurope
Thank you for your fairly reasoned reply. However i want to pick you up on one comment you made, which is this.
But the EU can not allow the UK to leave EU without pain
This alarms me. It reminds me of what the former Soviet Union would have said about their occupation of Poland, Hungary etc who wanted their freedom from Moscow.
When a country voluntary joins a union of nations, penalties should not be threatened if they then decided to leave.
originally posted by: BenignChaos
a reply to: alldaylong
Let the people have another vote then, it should not matter right? Maybe both sides have people wanting to switch. It would be undemocratic to let their voices fall upon death ears.