Brexit supporters are furious that people keep pointing out that the things they were told would happen if we voted to leave the EU are now actually happening.
In a week in which the IMF cut the UK’s 2017 growth forecast by 0.9% and economic activity dropped to its lowest level since 2009, Brexiters are furious they are being asked to take a cursory look at the news.
“I don’t need to look at the news because we won and you need to get over it,” claimed Brexiter Graham Williams.
“Things are only getting worse because you keep saying they’re getting worse – there is no other possible explanation for it! Things don’t get worse because of the underlying economic conditions; they get worse because people keep talking about it on social media and in the news!
“I don’t care if this is almost exactly what the experts said would happen if we voted to leave the EU; experts don’t know anything!
“You’re all just a bunch of whiney losers reading reports and economic indicators because you don’t like that you lost, you big fat losers!”
However, some Brexit supporters have said their own economic indicators show we’re doing just fine thank you very much.
“The FTSE is doing ok, that’s the real British economy!” claimed one, seemingly oblivious to the fact that FTSE 100 is about as British a Lamb Biriyani.
“You can use figures to prove anything; look, I’ve just written on this paper that the UK is better off outside the EU, so there.