Their view, writes Dalrymple, is that one either believes
in the rule of Messrs Juncker and Van Rompuy et al., or one goes around beating up foreigners on the street.
Britain’s intellectual class,
so dismissive of the uneducated masses who voted for Brexit, seem not to have noticed the logical fallacy in the argument that if xenophobes voted for Brexit, then those who voted for Brexit were xenophobes.
Dalrymple wonders if the country’s educational system might be
even worse than I had supposed.