Whoever would’ve believed that petty internal Conservative Party politics would lead to a moment like this. Thanks to David Cameron’s reckless gamble going spectacularly wrong, the UK has voted to leave the EU. Predictably, the speed at which the Leave campaign backpedaled on their promises was only matched by the speed at which everything went tits up. Turns out those pesky experts, shoving their qualifications down our throats, were right. The pound plummeted to a 31 year low, the SNP called for another Scottish independence referendum, the Prime Minister resigned and 24 years of EU contributions were wiped off the value of the stock market, all before breakfast.
Needless to say, not everyone was dancing in the streets at their new found “freedom”. Indeed, even Boris Johnson, who was roundly booed and abused when he left his house yesterday was noticeably somber about the result. Happily, one thing that hasn’t changed is British people’s talent for comedy. So, to celebrate that, and to highlight what many people think of this monumental idiocy, here are 16 of the best #Brexitin5words tweets.
— jod (@joditrash) June 25, 2016
— Joel Willans (@Joelwillans) June 25, 2016
— Ben Rabinovich (@benjyrabs) June 25, 2016
— Tunde Okewale MBE (@UrbnLawyer) June 25, 2016
Thank you for Scottish independence. #BrexitIn5Words
— Angry Salmond (@AngrySalmond) June 25, 2016
— Beth Munroe (@GuitaristBeth) June 25, 2016
— Craig Brimm (@Kissmyblackads) June 25, 2016
— Syed S Afghan (@saif_afghan) June 25, 2016
— Séainín Brennan (@SeaininBrennan) June 25, 2016
We have no actual plan. #BrexitIn5Words
— Boris Johnson (@PMBorisJohnson) June 25, 2016
— Stefan Simanowitz (@StefSimanowitz) June 25, 2016
— ? (@26xxz) June 25, 2016
— Jamie Scallion (@JamieScallion) June 25, 2016
We thought Americans were stupid #BrexitIn5Words
— Angela Green (@ang4575) June 25, 2016
#BrexitIn5Words Worst present from Grandma ever!
— Pippin Drill (@PippinDrill) June 25, 2016
— BenBen Tomlinson (@benbentomlinson) June 25, 2016
— Carmella Lanni (@vegangirlnerd) June 25, 2016