Prim and proper British politician, Jacob Rees-Mogg has annoyed and amused the British public with his chillaxed demeanor. In a parliamentary debate, the “honourable gentlemen from the 18th century” was told to “stop slouching” by members of the opposition. But the grilling was cranked up to the max once the online community got wind of Mogg’s bizarre slouch.
It looks increasingly likely that Boris Johnson will waltz into 10 Downing street thanks to the votes of 300 odd MPS and mere 160 000 Conservative members with an average age of 55. Needless to say, many people have questioned the democratic legitimacy of this, not least Boris Johnson himself.
Despite the Brexit car crash currently unfolding, Brits still excel at one of their most positive national characteristics. Bitingly dark and self-deprecating humour. To see this in full force, enjoy Hugo Rifkind, son of a conservative politician and columnist of The Times, hilariously comparing Brexit to a ‘Cheese Submarine.’ in what has to be the best analogy of the year
In the interests of balance, I've just spent a day reading through a bunch of pro-Brexit Facebook pages. I understand that everyone has the same right to an opinion, even if I don't agree with them and, honestly, thought I may learn something which would give me a different point of view. Which it did.
You don't have to be a genius to know that Boris Johnson only ever opens his mouth to put his foot in it or to further his career. This week he's attempted both by wittering on about burqa wearing because when the UK is on the very cusp of national self-destruction, opinionating on what people wear is crucial.