Someone just pointed out exactly why Theresa May should be scared of an election


In a decision that has shaken the political landscape of the UK, Prime Minister Theresa May has announced her intention to have a snap election on 8 June.

This decision comes despite repeated assurances to the contrary that she would do nothing of the kind.

The Prime Minister argued that opposition towards Brexit could prove disastrous for the negotiations, and future of the country and in light of that, she has decided to call for a general election.

During a televised speech in front of Downing Street, she said:

At this moment of enormous national significance there should be unity here in Westminster, but instead there is division. The country is coming together, but Westminster is not. 

In recent weeks Labour has threatened to vote against the deal we reach with the European Union.

The Liberal Democrats have said they want to grind the business of government to a standstill.

The Scottish National Party say they will vote against the legislation that formally repeals Britain's membership of the European Union.

And unelected members of the House of Lords have vowed to fight us every step of the way.

Our opponents believe that because the Government's majority is so small, our resolve will weaken and that they can force us to change course.

Her ire is directed at those who oppose Brexit, in particular the political parties in Westminster.

It is worth remembering that during the EU referendum, 53.9 per cent of Maidenhead - the Prime Minister's constituency - voted to remain.

Which is why the following tweet has so much bite:

Take note people of Maidenhead. Take note.

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