These two posts by John Naughton really need to be taken together.
First, Sovereignty – Brexit style:
Sovereignty, n. The untrammelled right to do self-harm.
And then, six days later, Self-harm in a chart:
But John doesn't seem to draw the conclusion I do, which is that if the prediction of job losses comes about, a lot of people in the least affected areas might actually think justice had been done to the elitist wankers.