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With parliament’s meaningful vote on Theresa May’s Brexit deal looming, the sparks are beginning to fly on social media, with Remainers and Brexiteers taking swipes at each other.
Prominent Brexiteer Jacob Rees-Mogg took to Twitter to repeat one of the most overused phrases of the post-referendum era: “No deal is better than a bad deal”.
Though not everyone was prepared to accept such a statement from Rees-Mogg, a multimillionaire businessman who has reportedly moved some of his business interests to Ireland in anticipation of Brexit.
For a multimillionaire with investment funds based in Dublin. https://t.co/O1Vl53Zq6K — David Lammy (@David Lammy)
@DavidLammy @julianborger No Mogg is better than any Mogg at all — Lordy “StateOfColumbia” Tapes (@Lordy “StateOfColumbia” Tapes)
@DavidLammy Nailed it. — Guilherme Oliveira 🇬🇧 🌹 (@Guilherme Oliveira 🇬🇧 🌹)
@DavidLammy Makes me sick the way these people have no regard for the average person — suzT (@suzT)
@Jacob_Rees_Mogg Remaining is better than exiting with no deal. — Parliament Must Decide (@Parliament Must Decide)
@Jacob_Rees_Mogg "Unicorns better than wasteland", says millionaire living in Narnia — andy nunn (@andy nunn)
@DavidLammy I agree with JRM — Topsy (@Topsy)
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