Female Trouble podcast: Shawna Potter, War on Women band (episode 5)

Angela Merkel

UK battles invasion

Although I'm not British, I have been watching the Brexit vote from afar ("Brit in Baltimore: the European Union was worth keeping," June 24). The European Union is a fine idea and would have worked had not Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany welcomed a tsunami of migrants. The images I saw last summer were alarming; the folks setting foot in Europe looked like an invading army rather than refugees. How many of them are now in Europe? They must number over a million.

The last time England was invaded was in 1066, and it made an enormous cultural, linguistic and political impact....