SOME BRITS NEVER REALLY KNEW WHAT THE EU WAS BEFORE VOTING TO LEAVE

The UK made history on Thursday by voting to leave the European Union, but based on Google searches after polls closed, it seems many Brits had no idea what they were voting for.

At approximately 1 a.m. Eastern time, long after the last vote had been cast, Google Trends reported that searches for “what happens if we leave the EU” more than tripled.

Moreover, the second most asked question in the UK after the referendum results came in was, “What is the EU?” Seriously.
A headline in a U.S. newspaper put it succinctly, “The British are frantically googling what the EU is, hours after voting to leave it.” This must be very worrying discovery, for Leave EU campaign – they won because many voters didn’t know what the referendum was about and what was at stake for the UK.

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