Brexit: Jacob Rees-Mogg tweeted that 'no deal is better than a bad deal' and JK Rowling owned him

Greg Evans
Saturday 17 November 2018 15:30
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This week has arguably been the most tumultuous week in Brexit, since the referendum vote in June 2016.

Theresa May's draft deal was torn to shreds on all sides of parliament, with her cabinet members resigning left, right and centre.

Tory backbencher and prominent Brexit supporter Jacob Rees-Mogg used his position to register a vote of no confidence against May.

The 49-year-old MP for North East Somerset has continued his campaign against the prime minister today on Twitter, sharing several articles which attempt to showcase the many pitfalls of May's deal.

In tweet where he shared an article by John Curtice for The Telegraph, Rees-Mogg added the caption "no deal is better than a bad deal."

He immediately found himself admonished and mocked for the statement for many high profile accounts on Twitter.

Yet maybe the best and most articulate put down came from Harry Potter author JK Rowling, who criticised Rees-Mogg for his 'dangerous' stance.

Her provocative response garnered a lot of support.

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