Brexiteers unlikely to give a rat’s arse about the European Court of Justice

General view of the buildings of the Court of Justice of the European Communities

Remainers may be dancing in the streets and decorating their homes with EU-approved bunting; yet the news that the UK can unilaterally cancel Brexit, has been greeted by a universal ‘meh’ from Leave Voters. The ECJ’s ruling carries as much sway with your average Brexiteer, as does the opinions of Jean-Claude Van Damme, the taste of currywurst or the third verse of La Marseillaise.

Commented one Brexiteer: ‘Ignoring the ECJ was my main reason for voting in the first place. Like with horoscopes, Banksy and Celebrity Love-Island – I’m just not interested. On the list of things I don’t care about, it’s right there at the top – just ahead of greek yoghurt.’

Unfortunately the ECJ is as relevant to Leave voters, as is a pot of marmalade is to NASA’s Mission to Mars. At best, the ECJ speaking out on Brexit is like having your ex-boyfriend insist on cutting your fringe – with nail-scissors.

Brexiteers have naturally responded with a measured and dignified ‘fingers in the ears’, following by an obligatory ‘blah, blah, blah, I’m not listening’. Said the one voter: ‘Taking back control, means never having to say you’re sorry’.

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Posted: Dec 11th, 2018 by

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