When President Obama came to the UK shortly before the Brexit referendum, he told British voters they would be “back of the queue” for a trade deal with the U.S. At the time, his intervention caused an angry response with #F*ckOffObama trending on social media. It was only when the result of the referendum was known that it became clear the queue consisted of just two entities: Britain and the EU. According to the former cabinet minister Iain Duncan-Smith, the erstwhile Prime
Andre Walker returns with a new weekly monologue spanning the globe from Great Britain's exit from the EU picking up steam since Obama to Bernie Sanders running out of other people's money - to even a few um.... colorful jokes. You gotta listen to believe it, folks! The script is below (check against delivery): Hello and Welcome my name’s Andre Walker and your weekly monologue starts right now. This was the week polls in Britain said Brits were more likely to leave the Europe
As a US correspondent in the British Parliament I often give tours of the amazing Palace of Westminster to American visitors. When I take them around I always point out the fresco of the pilgrim fathers leaving for the new world, it is in pride of place close the lobby of the House of Lords. It was painted in appropriately 1850, long before the US President was ever called ‘leader of the free world’. In fact it was painted when America was struggling to find its way in world.
WINDSOR, United Kingdom - The Queen banned Obama from landing a dozen helicopters at Windsor Castle because last time he visited six of them ruined the lawn. The 90-year-old monarch is said to have told aides the helicopters were ‘over the top’ and they would be limited to three. US Secret Service claimed it needed all twelve so agents could be in close proximity to the President when he came to the castle on Friday. The service also demanded to post guards inside the private
This weekend President Obama warned Britain not to leave the European Union or face being at the the "back of the queue" for help. This provoked a remarkably patriotic response from the British people, and #FuckOffObama began trending on Twitter. Here are our favorite tweets attacking this lame-duck president: Nice quote from the Earl of Guilford about how awful it would be for America to leave the British Empire: Others chose to imagine what Churchill might have thought of O
LONDON, United Kingdom - President Obama is visiting the UK this week because the British Prime Minister asked him to bully voters into backing European Union Membership, according to a former Conservative Leader. Iain Duncan-Smith, who led the party from 2001 to 2003, said David Cameron had begged Obama "on bended knee" for help to "bully the British people" in the upcoming referendum. Read the full story at Townhall.com #obama #europe #cameron #brexit #eu