March 22, 2018 7:39 am -

In an ironic twist, it has been reported that Britain’s new post-Brexit blue passports will be made in France. The news has drawn a furious reaction from Brexit supporters, who consider the blue passport to be a potent symbol of British identity, the BBC has reported.

British passports were blue until 1988, after which they became burgundy due to a common format agreement between European Union (EU) states. Brexit supporters see the burgundy passport as a marker of Britain’s lost sovereignty and identity in the face of European bureaucracy, and new passports will revert to blue as of 2019. MORE…

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D.B. Hirsch is a political activist, news junkie, and retired ad copy writer and spin doctor. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.