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Father Brexmas

Conservative ministers say/ That Brexit will bring the UK/ A shedload of wealth/ To pay for our health,/ Delivered by unicorn sleigh./// https://www.newstatesman.com/politics/health/2018/06/there-no-brexit-dividend-spend-nhs Conservative ministers sayThat Brexit will bring the UKA shedload of wealthTo pay for our health,Delivered by unicorn … Continue reading

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Jacob’s Escape Ladder

Rees-Mogg, the hardline Brexiteer,/ Who manages funds over here,/ Has launched one in Dublin/ Where things look less troublin’ -/ Perhaps to be named Project Fear./// Rees-Mogg, the hardline Brexiteer,Who manages funds over here,Has launched one in DublinWhere things look … Continue reading

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Who Bankrolls Banks?

A big Brexit donor named Banks,/ Who funded the Europhobe ranks,/ Insists in discussions/ He said to the Russians:/ “Part share in a goldmine? No thanks!”/// https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2018/jun/09/arron-banks-russia-brexit-meeting A big Brexit donor named Banks,Who funded the Europhobe ranks,Insists in discussionsHe said … Continue reading

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Armageddon Outta Here!

A fellow whose air’s charlatanic/ Is telling us all not to panic/ But when meltdown comes/ Will Boris and chums/ Be first to jump off the Titanic?/// https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2018/jun/07/boris-johnson-admits-there-may-be-a-brexit-meltdown A fellow whose air's charlatanicIs telling us all not to panicBut when … Continue reading

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The Backstop’s Here

To head off a Cabinet split/ With Davis’s threat he would quit/ May had to agree/ That temporaree/ Means just going on for a bit./// To head off a Cabinet splitWith Davis's threat he would quitMay had to agreeThat temporareeMeans … Continue reading

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Having Your Pie in the Sky and Eating it

Said Boris: “If I am to fly/ The globe praising Brexit on high/ I need my own plane/ So we can maintain/ Our exports of pie in the sky”./// Said Boris: "If I am to flyThe globe praising Brexit on … Continue reading

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Seeing Red

A newly-coined term of abuse/ Is reckoned by some to traduce/ The skin tone of gammon,/ A shade between salmon/ And full-blooded UKIP-style puce./// https://inews.co.uk/news/uk/this-is-why-are-people-arguing-about-gammon/ A newly-coined term of abuseIs reckoned by some to traduceThe skin tone of gammon,A shade … Continue reading

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Leave it Out!

In Britain’s EU referendum/ Campaigners had funds and could spendum/ But now a review/ Shows Leave.EU/ Thinks rules are for Leavers to bendum./// https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2018/may/11/leaveeu-fined-70k-breaches-of-electoral-law-eu-referendum In Britain's EU referendumCampaigners had funds and could spendumBut now a reviewShows https://t.co/ECLxzTVuFkThinks rules are for … Continue reading

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Loose Hannan

A Brexit campaigner named Dan/ Admits things aren’t going to plan – / We’re chasing, he feels,/ The worst of all deals;/ The shit is now hitting the fan./// A Brexit campaigner named DanAdmits things aren't going to plan – … Continue reading

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Taking Back Passport Control?

Brit passports of burgundy hue,/ Post-Brexit, will turn a dark blue,/ A major advance/ For workers in France,/ Who’ll make them (inside the EU)./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-43489462 Note: for a month or two now, Twitter user Guillaume Cingal has been translating many … Continue reading

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