Giles Fraser, a Church of England priest and a passionate Brexit supporter, scolded Remain voters for their repeated criticisms of the vote to leave.
Speaking on Question Time, he said: “The message people are hearing is that they were fooled, it was all to do with the media… people are grownups.
Mr Fraser criticised Remainers for their 'patronising' criticism of the Brexit vote
“They voted to Leave, and they understood what they were voting for.
“The idea that you can come out afterwards and say ‘they don’t understand, poor little dears…’, no, I won’t treat you like poor little dears.”
The outburst came amid a discussion on the Wales’ role in the Brexit vote, after the Welsh people defied predictions and the majority opted to leave the EU.
During the debate in Bangor, Mr Fraser, who is also a Guardian columnist, said voting to leave will help bring power over the UK’s future back in British hands.
He claimed the EU referendum “enhanced our democracy and collapsed the gap between people and power”.
He continued: “I’m a Brexiter, I voted enthusiastically for Brexit and I’m still enthusiastic about it.
“For me, power in Brussels had become too distant, too alien, and it wasn’t something that many people felt that they had under their control.
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“Because I believe in the power of democracy, and the way in which ordinary people can control politics through democracy, that’s where my faith lies.”
He added: “If we have our destiny in our own hands, it’ll be much better for all of us”.
Brexit: Results of how the UK voted Mon, March 20, 2017
Much of the North East of the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union including Sunderland, Gateshead, Darlington, Durham, Hartlepool, Middlesbrough, Stockton, Redcar and Cleveland, North Tyneside and South Tyneside, and Northumberland
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GREAT YARMOUTH: The town of Great Yarmouth on the East Coast of England voted by 72% to leave the European Union.
While some Question Time audience members admitted concerns about Wales’ future outside the EU, one man claimed the bloc will cease to exist within five years of Brexit and hailed the decision to leave.
He said: “It doesn’t matter how Wales spends the money anyway, because within five years of the UK leaving, there’ll be no EU anyway.
“I don’t want to be tied to a dying union.”