Not everyone in Britain wants to say good riddance, but many have looked to this day for a long time.
Boston is not as radical as it was in 1775, but you can never tell if it might return to its radical roots with a little encouragement. If it did, we might reverse the effects of the American Revolution, and reunite with our brethren across the pond!
New England can do the same. We were born to imperial resistance.
Proposals to dismantle current power arrangements in the US place Britain’s vote in a new light. Don’t focus on the nativist, resentful rhetoric that began to infect the UK’s we-want-out campaign. With one referendum in one large country, we see the EU project in trouble.