Populist Chaos in UK: Is America Next?

The stock market in the United Kingdom lost $164 Billion in 600 seconds and this was the first ripple of the shock wave to sweep across world markets. It only took minutes after the British voted to leave the European Union (EU) for reality of the oncoming economic disaster that will cripple England as a result of this vote. It did not matter that false information [lies] fueled the opposition’s case to leave the EU. It did not take long for buyer’s remorse to sit in as the reality of this poor decision became painfully clear.

The decision to leave the EU brings into focus the power and ignorance of a disaffected electorate to force change, at any cost, and with no regard to pending doom resulting from the decision, to simply make a point with a reluctant establishment. One immediate question came to mind as Donald Trump relished potential personal economic gain from this decision as stock markets across the world plunged as millions of American’s 401 savings took a big hit. Will America pay the same economic price of ignorance in November?

As the sad reality of this poor decision takes hold, the English people already regret the pending doom that will be the results of this vote. It was the older English, many of whom were left behind economically, that voted to exit the EU. A similar demographic reflected by Trump supporters in America. It will be the English youth who will pay the high economic price for this bad decision to leave the EU.

All English youth could (and many did) work in the twenty-seven countries tied through agreements of the EU. Now those job opportunities are gone and many who have these job opportunities will lose these jobs. Economic ruin awaits England because of this decision. They will pay a high price for this full hearty vote. Will Americans make the same bad decision in November?

Donald Trump proved that while a global crisis was ongoing he was more interested in his business trip and self interest of selling over night stays at his renovated light house. The English people proved your vote does make a difference and ignorance can destroy your economy and country.

Yesterday England had the 5th largest economy in the world. Today England has the 6th largest economy. By the end of today, the US Stock Market closed -610.

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