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25 June 2016

Who Is to Blame for Brexit’s Appeal?

By MARTIN FLETCHER JUNE 21, 2016 - Martin Fletcher is a former foreign and associate editor of The Times of London.

LONDON — No one should be surprised that Britain could vote to leave the European Union on Thursday. For decades, British newspapers have offered their readers an endless stream of biased, misleading and downright fallacious stories about Brussels. And the journalist who helped set the tone — long before he became the mayor of London or the face of the pro-Brexit campaign — was Boris Johnson.

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