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This man just perfectly summed up the UK's crazy politics

Just what the hell is going on?

This man just perfectly summed up the UK's crazy politics

Let's be honest, does anyone - anyone - really understand what the hell is going on in UK politics right now?

If you say yes, you're definitely lying. Although that wouldn't make you much difference from most of the politicians who campaigned in the referendum vote, we guess.

With the Conservative Party losing its head (literally) and a bitter leadership campaign about to begin - with the latest news that Michael Gove and Theresa May are standing, while previous favourite Boris is seemingly not - while Labour sees a huge fight between its members and its MPs, there's more political skullduggery and backstabbing than a whole series of House Of Cards.

But with rumours floating about that Boris never wanted to win, while Corbyn actually wanted to leave, it's been left to Benjamin Blaine to clear things up for everyone, which he has done in this rather superb Facebook post.

It reads:

So, let me get this straight... the leader of the opposition campaigned to stay but secretly wanted to leave, so his party held a non-binding vote to shame him into resigning so someone else could lead the campaign to ignore the result of the non-binding referendum which many people now think was just angry people trying to shame politicians into seeing they'd all done nothing to help them.

Meanwhile, the man who campaigned to leave because he hoped losing would help him win the leadership of his party, accidentally won and ruined any chance of leading because the man who thought he couldn't lose, did - but resigned before actually doing the thing the vote had been about. The man who'd always thought he'd lead next, campaigned so badly that everyone thought he was lying when he said the economy would crash - and he was, but it did, but he's not resigned, but, like the man who lost and the man who won, also now can't become leader. Which means the woman who quietly campaigned to stay but always said she wanted to leave is likely to become leader instead.

Which means she holds the same view as the leader of the opposition but for opposite reasons, but her party's view of this view is the opposite of the opposition's. And the opposition aren't yet opposing anything because the leader isn't listening to his party, who aren't listening to the country, who aren't listening to experts or possibly paying that much attention at all. However, none of their opponents actually want to be the one to do the thing that the vote was about, so there's not yet anything actually on the table to oppose anyway. And if no one ever does do the thing that most people asked them to do, it will be undemocratic and if any one ever does do it, it will be awful.


Yep. That's cleared it up perfectly.