During the German blitz in the Battle of Britain, correspondent Edward R. Murrow marveled at how Londoners stoically carried on amid the nightly horrors of aerial bombing.

In an obviously different context, I find a similar mentality prevailing in England as the summer of 2019 ends. The message I take away from London and the countryside is, “We’ve had three years of continuous inconclusive debate, now let’s get on with it and leave the European Union no matter what on Oct. 31.”

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