Nigel Farage complained about a parliamentary vote and got totally owned – our 11 favourites
Scarcely a day goes by without Nigel Farage chipping in on how MPs are doing Brexit wrong, without ever once having produced a plan for doing it right. His latest bout of foot-stamping came after a bill tabled by Yvette Cooper passed through the House of Commons by one vote at 313 to 312, taking a step towards forcing Theresa May to ask for another Article 50 extension, to avoid a no-deal Brexit.
How can a single vote in parliament supersede the 1.3m vote majority for Brexit?
It is now clear we will have to fight our political classes again.
I’m up for it. https://t.co/ifq3DjOyRU
— Nigel Farage (@Nigel_Farage) April 3, 2019
Naturally, Twitter was ready to answer his question – and more.
Parliamentary Supremacy, @Nigel_Farage.
That is the answer to your question.
The very Parliament which you said you wanted to take back control has, well, taken back control. https://t.co/qtX3rlIiw1
— David Allen Green (@davidallengreen) April 4, 2019
Maybe you not understanding how democracy works is why you lost that election to a dolphin https://t.co/aJ2PMHA9El
— Katie Spalding (@supermathskid) April 4, 2019
You are part of the political classes, you arrogant tool. https://t.co/akjwLyhi0Z
— Mrs VB (@MrsVB) April 4, 2019
In light of the Cooper / Letwin bill passing by one vote, let's all take a moment to laugh at seven time parliamentary failure Nigel Farage as the sovereignty of parliament he claimed to fight for once against bites him on the arse.
Guess he didn't know what he voted for. https://t.co/ARqWndlX9n
— Graham Lithgow (@grahamlithgow) April 4, 2019
So NOW you see a problem with simple majority voting on complex issues
What's that phrase you like ?
You lost, get over it https://t.co/pivIGcx8Lu
— staringatclouds❄️🇬🇧🇪🇺 #FBPE #BitchAgainstBrexit (@staringatclouds) April 3, 2019
You could have had a say too but no-one was stupid enough to elect you.
— Not Boris Johnson (@BorisJohnson_MP) April 3, 2019
Did you say this when the speakers casting vote went your way you charlatan?
— Mike Holden (@MikeHolden42) April 3, 2019
Having never been elected to the British parliament, I guess we shouldn’t take for granted that you’d understand how it works. Yet when you argued for Britain to “take back control” & for sovereignty of parliament, this is it. In full glorious working order. So congratulations.
— Will Buxton (@wbuxtonofficial) April 4, 2019
So you don't understand the concept of scale? That 67 million people are represented by 650 MPs .
— Andy Parker (@andyhparker1) April 3, 2019
Translation: “There’s money to be made out of this, send me cash, Brexiters, send me cash…”
— CitiZenSane #FBPE FightingForOurStar ⭐️🌍 🇪🇺 (@Citi_ZenSane) April 4, 2019
If you'd ever been successful in your attempts to become a member of parliament you'd know.
— Runners Knees (@RunnersKnees) April 4, 2019
People’s Vote campaigner, Femi Oluwole, used Farage’s own words to explain why his point made no sense.
That logic only works if all 17 million people voted for No Deal. They did not. You promised them the exact opposite. pic.twitter.com/J1VJJrjXMp
— Femi (@Femi_Sorry) April 4, 2019
I’m not sure he’ll get over it.