Any one knows that campaign promises are not kept, but that didn't stop the UK voters from supporting Brexit. With history being set as possibly one of the biggest worldwide economic impacts of one countries election results, there is a huge focus on what was promised and what will be delivered creating new ideas like Regrexit.
In the past politicians could count on human short term memory to throw out campaign promises that would were never intended to actually be promises. With the web and video recording it is easy for the media and public to search for past statements made that were campaign promises.
With the US election coming up with between Hilary Clinton and Donald Trump, this may be the one where the presidential candidates are faced with a public that can force an accountability of campaign promises.
Brexit is helping to change this.
How bad are things? CNN and others write on how the UK government is now in a damage control mode.