When we voted Brexit, what was on the ballot paper was very simple. Leaving the European Union. Nothing more and nothing less. There was no promise to also redirect £350m to the NHS, or protect EU citizens in Britain (sidenote: the idea of using people’s lives as bargaining chips is vile and morally reprehensible – symptomatic of a culture of human beings being used as a means to an end, especially foreigners (like in order to gain votes in certain referenda), or fund farmers, or cut down immigration, or give Britain an Australian-style points system or anything of the sort. There is a very simple reason why the British people feel violated and double-crossed over the things that were promised in the referendum campaign.