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John Authers

The Post-Brexit Bull Case Is Getting Stronger

Britain shot itself in the foot; it didn’t shoot itself in the head.

Markets are starting to.

Markets are starting to.

Photographer: Jack Taylor/Getty Images 

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Brexit was and is a terrible idea. I voted against it and have no regrets. In economic terms, the U.K. decisively shot itself in the foot by cutting itself off from the world’s largest free-trade bloc, which sits right on its border. Economically, leaving the European Union is never going to look like a good choice.