5 favourite takedowns of the Brexiteer who said we didn’t need academics to win WW2

In a world full of worrying tendencies, the speed with which some people are happy to dismiss the opinions of experts, academics and scientists – basically, people with brains far bigger than ours – is definitely one of them.

We only mention this after a Brexiteer called Stanley White – in a tweet that’s since been deleted – bemoaned ‘remoaners [who] keep going on about academics and scientists’.

And if he was expecting a response, he definitely got one. Just not, presumably, the one he was expecting.

Here are our 5 favourites.

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