Editorial: Brexit Proponents’ False Promises Crumble


Boris Johnson in London on Monday.

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Well, that didn’t take long. Some of the most prominent politicians behind the “Leave” campaign are backing away from the false claims and dubious promises that they made in the run-up to the referendum to take Britain out of the European Union.

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“Leave” supporters like Boris Johnson, the former mayor of London, claimed that getting out of the E.U. would save money, allowing Britain to invest…

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