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Conservatives embroiled in Brexit war of words

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>> Our side of the argument are selling democracy.>> Senior Conservatives taking chunks out of each other, as the Brexit war of words intensifies.>> They're being reckless with young people's future.>> Prime Minister David Cameron, accusing leave campaigners of being reckless in their economic arguments.>> Add those things together, the shock impact, the uncertainty impact, the trade impact.
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And you put a bomb under our economy, and the worst thing is, we would have lit the fuse ourselves.>> These are bricks of tears, Boris Johnson and Michael Gove Burning, though they haven't held back in their comebacks.>> What they say is that sacrifice of democracy is worth it for the economic gain, and what I want to say to you today is that that argument is morally and practically, completely wrong.
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And that democracy is in fact the vital ingredient of economic success.>> The party feud also fueled by former Prime Minister, Joe Major. In his defense of staying in the EU, he's called Boris Johnson a court jester. The increasingly personal nature of campaigning comes as the latest polls appear to give Brexit the edge.
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Online pools give the leave camp a four to five percent lead. Cameron's campaign centerpiece Monday saw him stepping out with senior Labor, Liberal Democrats, and Green Party politicians. He argued it showed a united front for the remain side. But it might equally be seen as another example of Conservative infighting.