Old Farts 1 The Future 0. Well done England. Maybe lose to Iceland next & get out of Europe properly? https://t.co/ka5Qvm2ajU
— Salman Rushdie (@SalmanRushdie) June 24, 2016
We had a headache, so we shot our foot off. Now we can’t walk, and we still have the headache.
— Philip Pullman (@PhilipPullman) June 24, 2016
Dear UK, good luck. I am afraid you are going to need it, love Neil. — Neil Gaiman (@neilhimself) June 24, 2016
— Alain de Botton (@alaindebotton) June 24, 2016
#brexit vote, while clearly about many things, is a decisive loss for free trade and bodes poorly for future agreements across the globe.
— Julian E. Barnes (@julianbarnes) June 24, 2016
Well that’s that then. There’s only one thing for it: I’m going to try and pretend I don’t mind.
— David Mitchell (@RealDMitchell) June 24, 2016
Brexit marks an abominable failure of British political leadership, both Tories and Labour. A reminder how much political leaders matter. — Nicholas Kristof (@NickKristof) June 24, 2016
Clinging to hope that anyone cynical enough to use this referendum to grab power may be cynical enough to renege on Brexit if it suits them.
— Jonathan Coe (@jonathancoe) June 24, 2016
Today Britain becomes a backwater. End of 500 glorious years. — Ken Follett (@KMFollett) June 24, 2016