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All Points: Brexit favors Trump?

Supporters of leaving the EU celebrate at a party hosted by Leave.EU in central London as they watch results come in from around the country after Thursday's EU referendum.
Supporters of leaving the EU celebrate at a party hosted by Leave.EU in central London as they watch results come in from around the country after Thursday's EU referendum. AP

British voters ignored warnings about dire consequences and shocked their nation’s political system by voting to pull out of the European Union, the so-called “Brexit” referendum.

The buildup to the British vote showed elements of the same feelings that have pulled U.S. voters to Donald Trump — a populist “put citizens first” attitude, fear-mongering, hostility toward political elites, a surge in nationalism and a backlash against immigration.

Is Brexit a preview of what’s coming to the United States in November? Will an angry electorate propel Trump to victory?

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