Twitter reacts to Brexit chaos as Theresa May hit by Cabinet resignations

Prime Minister Theresa May returning to 10 Downing Street. Picture: PA Wire
Prime Minister Theresa May returning to 10 Downing Street. Picture: PA Wire
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Social media has unsurprisingly erupted following the announcement of Theresa May’s draft EU withdrawal agreement on Wednesday night.

Since then, the Prime Minister has been hit with a number of resignations, including Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab, followed by the Work and Pensions Secretary Esther McVey.

Here are the best reactions to the latest Brexit fallout.

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Comedian David Baddiel was quick to respond to the vacancies within Theresa May’s Cabinet with this brilliant pun.

He wrote: “I feel I should take the job of Brexit Secretary now. If only so that when I resign, Theresa May can finally be proved right than No Deal is better than a Baddiel.”

Following the news of Mr Raab’s resignation, Scottish writer Armando Iannuci chimed in with this rather confusing tweet: “The man who negotiated Brexit resigned today to position himself to lead the party he wants to negotiate against the deal he negotiated.”

Freelance journalist Eve Livingston added: “Breaking #BrexitChaos news: “I have officially quit all dating apps after a man just messaged me with the opening line: “girl are you brexit because I feel like you could ruin my life”. More to follow.”

Comedian Shappi Khorsandi seemed happy to put herself forward as Mr Raab’s replacement, when she wrote: “Oh god ALRIGHT! *I’LL* be Brexit Secretary”

US comedian Rob Delaney provided his followers with a disturbing mental image, comparing the Prime Minister’s current situation to a “festival toilet on wheels”. He wrote: “May’s govt is a festival toilet on wheels careening down a hill toward a children’s painting booth.”

And finally, former Deputy Prime Minister John Prescott requested this favour: “Will the last person to leave the Cabinet please turn out the lights? Thanks. #BrexitShambles”

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