EU diplomat complains about Brexit extension because he’ll have to spend more time with Nigel Farage

EU diplomat complains about Brexit extension because he’ll have to spend more time with Nigel Farage

Brexit and Britain's attempts to leave the European Union is a little like a mule with a spinning wheel. No one knows how they got it, and danged if they know to do it.

OK, enough with The Simpsonsreferences, it's time to talk about what happened in the Commons last night and whether the UK is set to leave the EU anytime soon.

Well, it's safe to say that any type of Brexit isn't going to happen anytime soon after MPs voted to delay the government's timetable, shortly after approving a second reading of Boris Johnson's deal.

This now means that the prime minister will have to go back to the EU and request another extension to avoid crashing out with a no-deal.

The president of the European Council Donald Tusk has already suggested that an extension be approved, which could be up to three months with a general election potentially taking place in that time period.

This news will come at great dismay to Brexiteers who would have been keen to leave the EU on October 31, especially Nigel Farage and the members of his Brexit Party.

Indeed, Farage even gave a speech to the EU on Tuesday, admitting that he wished for it to be the last time he was in the council but had a feeling he would be back sooner rather than later.

As you might have heard some of his fellow MEPs, were as disappointed to hear this news as Farage was.

One of these was the EU's Brexit coordinator Guy Verhofstadt, who isn't the biggest fan of the former Ukip leader.

After learning that a three-month extension to the Brexit process is in the offing he tweeted a GIF of Farage complete with his thoughts on the situation.

The 66-year-old Belgian wrote:

You’re all thinking: another extension. I am thinking: another three weeks listening to Farage.


That being said we're pretty sure that Farage would be in favour of this himself as he seems pretty desperate to be out of the EU as soon as possible.

However, people still found the tweet very funny and to be honest any levity from the subject of Brexit is welcome.

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