Back in January, Steve asked:
Where is this heavy yoke of EU dictatorship? I can't feel it on my shoulders and neither can most other people. That's why there is no public outrage, apart from among the likes of Simon Heffer. If he is expecting an uprising from disgusted Middle-England, he is going to have a long wait.In March he gave a partial answer to that question, in another context:
That's one of the problems with the British. Most of us don't get worked up about abstract stuff like rights. It's only when the practical impact of losing those rights hits home that we take to the streets.