They said ‘Take control’ and ‘Get your country back’. But instead, we have no one in control, and we’ve lost our country, which is in turmoil.
Leave leader Boris Johnson was supposed to take us to his promised land. But instead of leading us, he’s leaving us.
David Cameron, our Prime Minister, was supposed to stay in charge regardless of the Referendum result. But within hours of the Brexit vote, he resigned.
Michael Gove was supposed to agree a Brexit plan with Boris. But instead he’s now told us what he should have said months ago – Boris isn’t fit to lead.
Oh, and they don’t have a Brexit plan (apparently, they never did).
So instead, Mr Gove is offering to lead us. But he never thought he could, or should, but now he thinks he would.
Theresa May wanted us to remain in the European Union. But she’ll be happy instead, she said, to lead a ‘Leave’ government to ensure we cut our ties with the EU. How could she?
The next Conservative Prime Minister won’t be elected until 9 September – not by the electorate, but only by members of the Conservative Party. Until then, many important government decisions are having to be postponed.
In the meantime, nobody knows if Jeremy Corbyn, the Labour leader of the official Opposition, will stay, or go, or be pushed out. Effectively, there is no Opposition.
The Referendum result was wafer thin – everybody knows that by now. The vote split the nation in two – 52% to 48%.
But Scotland, Northern Ireland, and important cities such as London, Cambridge and Norwich, voted strongly to remain in the EU.
The Leave campaign was based on lies – everybody knows that by now.
A poll has indicated that over a million Leave voters would now vote Remain if they had only known on 23 June what they know now.
Over 4 million have now signed a petition to Parliament – ironically started by a Leave campaigner – calling for the Referendum only to be valid if more than 75% of the electorate voted, and at least 60% voted in favour of Remain or Leave. (Clearly, the Referendum result fell far short of that).
Something has gone drastically wrong. The Referendum result has caused chaos to the country, and for no good reason.
When you take the wrong turn, shouldn’t you turn back? Who’s going to do that for the country?
Somebody, take control. Do the right thing: rescind this rotten referendum, and let’s start again. Let’s get our country back. Let's do the next referendum properly. Or better, a General Election this autumn.
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