In the short time since the Brits voted to exit the EU, much of the commentary I’ve read views the vote as a move toward isolationism. Regardless of the motivations of the voters, a more accurate way to look at it is that the British voted for self-government rather than government from afar.
The EU originated in the idea of a common market in which goods and people could cross borders unimpeded, giving Europe some of the advantages the United States has had in that regard. That is a good idea. One impediment is the complaint by businesses that the governments