The United Kingdom was set to vote on the final provisions of the #Brexit deal on Tuesday, but Theresa May has elected to pull the plug on the vote after some in her own Conservative Party opposed the “precious” deal she hit them with this past Sunday.
“I’m not somebody who is normally a doom-monger, but I genuinely am concerned that we would see greater division and greater uncertainty,” said May, on her decision to postpone the vote.
Theresa May confirms tomorrow's historic Brexit vote is delayed. #cbc
— Nahlah Ayed (@NahlahAyed) December 10, 2018
Can we please just get rid of this awful government
— Pope Ruth Morgan 🌹#BlockFBPEcult (@RuthMorgan63) December 10, 2018
Pointless to delay the inevitable… let the vote fail and then try to pick up the pieces. A day or two is not going to make any difference. A bad deal is a bad deal.
— Felicity Taylor (@FizzilT) December 10, 2018
Thus paving the way for a second referendum…..
— Rob Richardson (@badapple365) December 10, 2018
She needs to go !
— Bill (@Billy24163344) December 10, 2018
When you think of the word “precious,” aside from May’s Brexit deal, what else does that word evoke?
For Andy Serkis, it brings back memories of his time as Gollum/Smeagol from The Lord Of The Rings, which he then combined with Theresa May for a parody to slay the entire European Union.
Serkis, in an uncanny resemblance to May, reflects on her struggle to push her deal through. The video is part of the People’s Vote, a campaign calling for a second referendum on the controversial Brexit decision.
It hits the mark of May’s administration dead-on.
This is flawless by Andy Serkis. And far more accurate than one might think. IMO Theresa May waves every red flag of #NPD and Sméagol is the epitome of sociopathy. A weak self hating self that hides behind an alter ego. Brilliant video. https://t.co/fFhIUoElTg
— Scot Williams (@scotwilliams) December 9, 2018
Give the man all the Oscars
— Anthony O'Neill (@antoluke616) December 10, 2018
Oh shit, that's good.
— Schrödinger's Liberal 🌊 (@lewru7) December 10, 2018
Though some noted it was a bit too kind to May.
As funny as this is, I highly doubt May has a Smeagol side
— Theo Scarlett (@Theo_Scarlett) December 10, 2018
Yup this is definitely how she acts behind closed doors
— TinyJazzHands (@GL0RYHAWK) December 10, 2018
She is a scary woman 🙁
— Lily Campbell Hewson (@hewson_lily) December 10, 2018
Thus the struggle between good and evil continues within Gollum and Smeagal in both realities. This was funny but serious at the same time. Makes you wonder if this is how she actually feels deep inside… Naaaahh she's been acting like a bitch about the Brexit lately.
— Archon of Stromkirk (@Archonbish) December 10, 2018
The worst part is, this doesn’t seem out of character for May.
We now live in a world where Andy Serkis portrays Theresa May as Gollum ranting about Brexit and it feels normal. pic.twitter.com/uFsXex0488
— James Melville (@JamesMelville) December 10, 2018
Disturbingly, creepily brilliant.
— alison dunlop (@alireddeer) December 10, 2018
The problem with this is that is suggests part of her has a conscience and may give a shit about the people, and we all know that's not true.
— Wuijibobo (@wuijibobo) December 10, 2018
— R!ch¡e🏴 (@rich_powell_) December 10, 2018
More appealing than the real thing tbh
— EU Queen. #FBPE (@VeeCee30) December 10, 2018
Oooooo this is so creepy, yet realistic. Strange times.
— Maggiepie (@FinnMaggiepie) December 10, 2018
May hitting the pause button on the Brexit vote has caused a great deal of anger and confusion throughout the UK.
I can’t follow anymore. After two years of negotiations, the Tory government wants to delay the vote. Just keep in mind that we will never let the Irish down. This delay will further aggravate the uncertainty for people & businesses. It’s time they make up their mind! #brexit
— Guy Verhofstadt (@guyverhofstadt) December 10, 2018
May sent the deal to the European Commission, who said:
“We have an agreement on the table which was endorsed by the European Council… as President Juncker said, this deal is the best and only deal possible. We will not renegotiate.”
Therefore, May’s deal will not change. Only the time of the vote may change and, depending on the time of the vote, she may completely avoid a second referendum and end up with a “no deal” ruling.
His version is a bit unrealistic though. Like, actual emotions are portrayed 🤷🏻♂️
— David Vella (@indeox) December 10, 2018
Fantastic. They told me there was a benefit of Brexit but I didn’t believe them but Andy Serkis playing Brexit gollum is it!
— Myfanwy Mog #fbpe 🇪🇺🏴 (@MyfanwyMog) December 10, 2018
You’ve got to admire the accuracy of the portrayal tho
— Calimocho (@Calimocho14) December 10, 2018
Parliament looks to force the vote.
The PM does not get to pull a vote. The House will have to vote to pull a vote. I will oppose. We need to see this deal off once and for all.
— James Duddridge MP (@JamesDuddridge) December 10, 2018
We will be watching the story closely to see how May’s “precious” term comes to fruition.