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Higher tech prices ARE here to stay. It's Mr Farage's new Britain

John H Woods

if we're doing stats ...

During the campaign I challenged as many strongly expressed pro-Brexit opinions as I could, whenever I spotted them on social media or comments on online news articles. Any that responded, got another response from me. Anyone who then responded again got characterized on the basis of the most charitable reading of their two responses. Not totally objective, but at least quantitative. I got, of 956 2-time responders ...

"Morons" 905 94.7% People sticking to trivially stupid arguments or incorrect facts

"Feelers" 37 3.9% “I'm just going with my gut,” “everyone's entitled to an opinion” etc.

"Tryers" 14 1.5% Arguments I find unsatisfactory, but might have merit

"Challengers" 9 0.9% Arguments and facts I have to accept as valid

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