Iain Duncan Smith writes for The Telegraph: British governments have lied about the EU for decades. This deal is the final deceit.
Brexit should signal a return to honest politics
“The people must be led slowly and unconsciously into the abandonment of their traditional economic defences, not asked.” So wrote Lord Thorneycroft in 1947 about the plan for a European Union, and in so doing he expressed the growing belief of the political class that this was a pursuit of the ‘greater good,’ which would become the hallmark of successive governments down the years. Yet there was something else those words indicated, that in pursuit of this greater good, the political ends would always justify the means.