Everyone is mocking Mark Francois and now #BritainHasExploded is trending

Andy Gregory
Thursday 31 October 2019 14:00
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Brexit has a funny way of inducing melodrama from both sides.

One of the more memorable outbursts of the past few months came from Mark Francois, when he earnestly told BBC viewers that the country would “explode” if the UK didn’t leave the EU on 31 October.

Once the relief started to subside on that fated morning, #BritainHasExploded began to trend on Twitter, and it brought out the absolute best of English humour.

Arguably, no one did a better job than James O’Brien.

In the absence of a Mark Francois Twitter account, his parody page was more than happy to step in and reassure everyone of his safety.

Had there been any trouble though, we’re sure we could have relied on Mr Francois to sort it out.

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