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Boris Johnson's UK victory could spell a win for Donald Trump, too

Posted On: Dec 13, 2019   |   Posted By: Boston Herald

Boris Johnson's resounding victory in the U.K. should send shudders of fear to Democrats and Trump haters here in the U.S.
Johnson's win could be a good omen for Trump in 2020, much the same way Britain's endorsement of Brexit preceded Trump's election in 2016.
In the U.K. election this week, Johnson's Conservative Party smashed the liberal Labour Party, winning the most seats since the Margaret Thatcher era in the 1980s.
Johnson's party succeeded in winning over working class voters much the same way Trump did in the United States in 2016, and the prime minister is now clear to move forward with “Brexit” - leaving the European Union.
It was a humiliating rejection for the Labour Party and its ultra liberal leader, Jeremy Corbyn, who opposed Brexit and supported big government solutions. And that should serve as a warning shot to Democrats here, who are also considering nominating a left wing, pro-immigration, big government nominee like U.S. Sens. Bernie Sanders or Elizabeth Warren.
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