15 Tweets Showing Just How Angry Some People Are About Brexit
"Is half the UK celebrating right now? They just set their house on fire in hope of getting the insurance payment. With their wife in it"
Britain is officially leaving the EU, after a tiny majority in its favour, and the internet is furious.
Those who were in favour of the Remain side are reacting in sadness and anger to this morning's news, claiming the decision to leave was due to ignorance, fear-mongering, and racism.
Here's just a few of the reactions on Twitter.
Right so we're all waking up to the news that Britain are, in fact, idiots #Brexit— Eoin Lúc Ó Ceallaigh (@EoinLuc) June 24, 2016
Like waking up to a horrible, weird dream that won't end. God, feeling so sad this morning #Brexit— Amy Huberman (@amyhuberman) June 24, 2016
Is half the UK celebrating right now? They just set their house on fire in hope of getting the insurance payment. With their wife in it.— Owen (@foreveralowen) June 24, 2016
Between @realDonaldTrump and Brexit, I can't believe how fucked up and ignorant the world is.— Sindre Sorhus (@sindresorhus) June 24, 2016
And now the idiot no-nothings who voted for #Brexit have woken up to find their economy in shambles, and no new NHS funding.— Nash (@Nash076) June 24, 2016
Texted two Irish govt officials who were studying #Brexit contingency. Their vibe: "fuck" and "unmitigated disaster"— Richard Chambers (@newschambers) June 24, 2016
Dear US,— fareeha🍊 (@explicitsziam) June 24, 2016
UK just voted for racism, hatred, fear & stupidity. Please don't make the same mistake in November.
It's almost as if disastrous neoliberal economic policy & austerity led people to turn to angry nationalism, xenophobia to vote for Brexit.— San (@sansdn) June 24, 2016
"History doesn't repeat itself, but it often rhymes."— Furious Fergie (@Furious_Fergie) June 24, 2016
Savagely embarrassed by the news this morning. Sorry everyone. #Brexit
I actually don't know what to say. I'm torn between being absolutely furious and wanting to cry. #Brexit— Caroline Nevill (@cnevill28) June 24, 2016
Never underestimate the uniting power of hate and fear mongering #Brexit— Nadia Bouras (@NadiaBouras) June 24, 2016
What are your thoughts on the departure? Let us know in the comments.