Theresa May made another pointless Brexit speech and everyone is making the same joke

Greg Evans
Thursday 21 March 2019 09:30
news

With just eight days to go until the Brexit deadline, it's safe to say that we are in uncharted territory as no one seems to have a clue what will happen next.

On Wednesday night the prime minister Theresa May, rather than do a sensible thing like revoke Article 50, instead decided to blame MPs for the chaos that is enveloping the nation.

Before she even made the speech she was typically late, which is kind of indicative of this whole Brexit farce.

Once she was finally in front of the cameras she tried reaching out to the country and claimed that she is on the public's side and wants to get the Brexit negotiations over and done with, despite the March 29 deadline now expected to be extended.

You are tired of the infighting, you’re tired of the political games and the arcane procedural rows, tired of MPs talking about nothing else but Brexit when you have real concerns about our children’s schools, our National Health Service, knife crime.

You want this stage of the Brexit process to be over and done with. I agree. I am on your side. It is now time for MPs to decide.

However, this statement, which is now one of a long-running series of pointless and time-wasting speeches by the PM, was instantly met with ridicule and criticism from her peers who accused her of playing a 'blame game' and even 'irresponsible.'

Elsewhere jokes and a severe backlash against the PM's speech was soon awash on Twitter, and people were not holding back.

More: This Brexit joke should end any complaints about John Bercow blocking another vote on May's deal

Trending