Boris Johnson shredded for comparing Brexit to Moses leading the Israelites out of slavery

Conrad Duncan@theconradduncan
Monday 25 March 2019 10:00
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Theresa May’s attempt to get Tory rebels on her side hasn’t gone down very well.

Over the weekend, the prime minister called a group of leading Brexiteers to a meeting to discuss how she could get them to back her deal.

She couldn’t have been very convincing though, because Boris Johnson has gone full biblical with his latest attack on her.

Okay...

So there are a few problems with this.

Firstly, the 'spirit of Moses' isn't really needed right now.

Moses was asking the Pharaoh to free the Israelites from slavery, while the UK has already been told it can leave the EU - we just haven't worked out how to yet.

And secondly, doesn’t he remember that Moses wandered for 40 years in the desert before he found the Promised Land?

And if you read a little bit more of the Bible quote, Johnson sounds a lot like he’s launching a leadership challenge.

Actually, the full quote is even stranger.

It goes like this:

Then the LORD said to Moses, "Go to Pharaoh and say to him, 'This is what the LORD, the God of the Hebrews, says: "Let my people go, so that they may worship me."

Does that mean Boris Johnson is meant to be God in this scenario?

You would have thought he might have become a little bit more humble after how badly Brexit has gone.

Some people didn’t think Johnson and Moses would have seen eye to eye on Brexit.

While others just couldn’t believe they were looking at a real front page of a national newspaper.

And if you want a depressing thought for your Monday – Johnson gets paid £275,000 a year to write this stuff.

Somehow, he is also still one of the favourites to be the next prime minister.

HT: The Poke

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