The road to Brexit: the lols and the lows
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The road to Brexit: the lols and the lows

February 2, 2020


Well, at 20 minutes to 5, we can now say the British people have spoken and the answer is: we are out. The sun has risen on an
independent United Kingdom. There’s no hiding the fact that
we wanted a different outcome. This does not mean that the United Kingdom
will be in any way less united. I do not think it would be right for me to try to be the captain that steers our country to its next destination. We are living through an important moment
in our country’s history. We will make Britain a country that works not for a privileged few, but for every one of us. That will be the mission of the government I lead and together we will build a better Britain. What do you think about Brexit?
What’s that? Doesn’t it mean it will be harder to like
go to like Spain and stuff? So it will be harder to go on holiday?
Yeah, I think so. Oh, I love my holidays. With the hand delivery of a letter, Britain said goodbye to the European Union on Wednesday. I will not pretend that I’m happy today.
We already miss you. I’m deeply sad. To leave the European Union will be
a hard burden for Great Britain. Are you tempted in any way to call a snap election? I don’t think there’s a need for an election. It would bring further uncertainty to people. A general election would give them instability. I’m not going to be calling a snap election. I have just chaired a meeting of the cabinet where we agreed that the government should call a general election. Britain is leaving the European Union
and there can be no turning back. You’re joking. Not another one! There’s too much politics going on at the moment. Why does she need to do it? Strong and stable leadership. Do you mind? Stop being so rude. Brexit means Brexit. This is completely catastrophic for the Conservatives. She didn’t have to call this election.
She did it in a pique of arrogance. This morning it doesn’t look like a strong government.
It doesn’t look like a stable government. At this time, more than anything else,
this country needs a period of stability. The prime minister has spoken with me this morning and we will enter discussions with the Conservatives. This white line is in the United Kingdom.
This yellow line is in the Republic of Ireland. Cabinet arrived at the prime minister’s country retreat this morning for the final act. We’ve had good, in-depth, detailed discussions today. The British foreign secretary, Boris Johnson, has quit. David Davis is out. The late-night resignation comes as a big blow to British prime minister Theresa May. She has just danced on to the stage, I am not joking.
She danced on to the stage. Oh my days. To put it bluntly, crunch time is coming for
the prime minister. The deal is the best deal possible.
It’s the only deal possible. This empty document could have been
written two years ago. What has been achieved today is not Brexit. Order! The ayes to the right 202, the noes to the left 432. Order! The ayes to the right 242, the noes to the left 391. Order! The ayes to the right 312, the noes to the left 308. The house has today provided a clear majority
against leaving without a deal. However, I will repeat what I have said before. European Union leaders have granted the UK
a six-month extension to Brexit. I will shortly leave the job that has been
the honour of my life to hold. I do so with gratitude, to have had the opportunity
to serve the country I love. The people who bet against Britain are going to lose because we are going to restore trust in our democracy. Without doubt, the battle lines on Brexit
have been drawn deeper. Trying to shut down parliament is not democracy,
it’s dictatorship. This court has concluded that the prime minister’s advice to Her Majesty was unlawful, void and of no effect. After its departure, the UK will become an outsider,
a second rate player. We have a deal.
Now is the moment for us to get Brexit done. He has renegotiated the withdrawal agreement
and made it even worse. Keep marching. We must stop Brexit. There’s only one way to get Brexit done in the face of this unrelenting parliamentary obstructionism. Corbyn was a disaster on the doorstep. We did it. We pulled it off, didn’t we? The only reason we are going to get any form of Brexit is because we had a referendum. Left to Westminster, none of this would ever have happened. I understand that, but …

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  1. 2016, the UK voted out.
    2017, the UK voted in a Leave party.
    2019, the UK in the European elections voted in a Leave party.
    2019, again, the UK voted in Leave party.

    All the while Remain insisted that the UK were for Remain and wouldn't take no for an awnser…

  2. The Tories (Cameron) never wanted this and demonized Leavers… The dismal negotiator May wanted a Brexit in name only… Then, the self-serving opportunist Johnson exploited the situation, and now – for some inexplicable reason – the Tories have done a complete 180 and are now proclaiming themselves the saviours of the country and leading us “out” of the EU.. WHAT A COMPLETE AND UTTER FARCE! Proof once again that out voting system and “democracy” isn’t fit for purpose, and that we don’t even have a two-party system.

  3. After 1000 episodes, main characters getting killed off, whirlwinds and heartbreak. We’re finally at the series finale, and I must say I’m excited.

  4. Unfurl the Union Jack Friends, Raise the White and Red Standard, light the Beacons for tonight we celebrate our Freedom as a Sovereign Nation

  5. UK is a irrelevant country in 2020. In Europe only Germany matters. Germany is a economic superpower. UK makes nothing.

  6. If Johnson gets this right, we could be seeing the start of putting the Great back into Great Britain. For all its people.

  7. Well Done Boris Johnson.😡😡😡😡😡😡😤🤬
    UK will suffer and regret this! Edit: Guys it’s my opinion🙄😲😲😲

  8. We're finally about to rejoin the FREE world. I've got my English sparkling wine ready for eleven o'clock and when our thirldom ends tears of happiness will likely be shed. The colonisers will have been given the boot. You Remoaners had the extreme left mainstream media supporting you, foreign billionaires, the intelligence agencies and the Establishment, FBI, CIA, Mossad, Google, Facebook, the luvvies, and not to mentionm the fruits of a hundred years of the long march through the institutions, and yet you failed to a rebel movement of mavericks and patriots and the decent, honest, true folk of these isles. Today is Freedom Day, and it'll only be a matter of time before the European immigrants here get the hint. it's not over either. The Remoaners are next and it'll be an interesting decade.

  9. Your Brexit supporters believe that if you sign a free trade agreement with the United States, the European industry will migrate to the island and create jobs for you. In truth, you will only get trouble with Ireland.

  10. Enjoy your independent nation. Your the first but not the last.
    The eu must end or become democratic. The european people are tired of this. The people at the top of the eu are unelected and unaccountable.

  11. I feel a slight vicarious anger on Theresa May's behalf. She did all the hard work of drawing up a withdrawal agreement and that odious plonker Johnson takes all the credit and glory (at least amongst those sympathetic to Brexit).

  12. THE BOTTOM LINE IS THE UNITED KINDOM IS THE 6TH MOST POWERFULL COUNTRY IN THE WORLD INSIDE EU. THE FUTURE WILL TELL IF THE BREXIT IT WAS THE RIGHT OR WRONG THINK TO DO THE YEAR JANUARY 30 2020

  13. Just heard some plant pot on about how this is the worst thing for Britain ever… Mmmm. The plauge, English civil war, serfism, cholera, Spanish flu, World War 1 and two, 100 years war, Iraq, Afghanistan, your mother, the financial crash and last for now, but absolutely not least… Your mother again. She should have kept her legs together and saved us all from you, you git

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