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Twitter user Lucy Wainwright has discovered something interesting:

I defy you to find a Wile E Coyote gif that isn't a metaphor for Brexit.

And yes, it really works.

The hapless Looney Tunes star - who is always trying to catch the Road Runner, but just keeps blowing himself up - seems to make a perfect allegory for the triggering of Article 50.

Lucy offered up some more examples.

And then others got involved

And they kept coming.

And coming.

Can we just watch cartoons, and ignore the news for a moment?

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