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SAN DIEGO — Keep Calm and BIO on: That was the slogan on a T-shirt for sale at BIO 2017, the big biotech convention underway this week. It was also the message delivered on Tuesday by former British Prime Minister David Cameron, the convention’s keynote speaker.

He came on stage to the soundtrack of the English indie rock band Florence + The Machine crooning the lyric “It’s always darkest before the dawn” — an interesting choice for a politician whose globalist worldview has been rejected twice in recent months by British voters, first in the referendum last year to leave the European Union, and more recently in the election that resulted in a hung parliament in a defeat for Cameron’s Conservative Party.

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