Britain's pending decision to remain within or exit the European Union is one the Anglophiles at COTTonLINE are following closely. Yesterday we noted interested readers should pay special attention to the decision of London Mayor Boris Johnson, the most charismatic and vivid leading Tory.
Today BBC News reports Boris Johnson will cast his lot with Britain leaving the EU. His decision to opt for British independence is potentially huge, perhaps enough to tip the balance in favor of Brexit. When his statement becomes public, it will be worth reading.
Later ... It appears at least five members of David Cameron's Cabinet - Tories all - will support the U.K. leaving the EU. Cameron is furious.