Theresa May proposed a UK-EU customs territory and everybody made the same joke

With Brexit negotiations at something of a road block over how to cope with a Northern Irish border with the Republic of Ireland, Theresa May has been racking her brain for a solution. The idea of a customs union has been tabled and discounted already, but the Prime Minister has come up with an alternative plan – not a customs union, but a “UK-EU joint customs territory”, which is obviously completely different.

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The political editor of Sky News, Faisal Islam, shared the news.

He also checked the definition of a customs union.

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He wasn’t the only person to see right through the ploy. These 11 pointed out the elephant in the room.

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