Margaret Thatcher’s 1988 “Bruges Speech” Explains Why Brits Should Brexit

Posted: May 18, 2016 in Uncategorized

As establishment blowback strikes following over 300 European business leaders call for the British to vote to leave the EU, it is worth remembering Margaret Thatcher’s historical speech, known as the “The Bruges Speech” delivered September 20th, 1988, in which she rejects the political union of Europe and “the federalization of Europe.” Famously rejecting the centralized, unaccountable, federal Europe of Delors, Margaret Thatcher proposed instead a wider, decentralized, outward-looking democratic Europe of independent, freely-trading and cooperating nation stated:

Source: Margaret Thatcher’s 1988 “Bruges Speech” Explains Why Brits Should Brexit

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