Boris Johnson’s Brexit HQ Responds To The EU Referendum Result (Downfall Version)

Very funny rework of the bunker scene from Downfall re-imaging it as the moment that Boris Johnson's HQ learn that they've won the Brexit referendum :D

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I've reproduced the description that Steve C put up with the video here because it has loads and loads of very useful links.


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EDIT: Apparently some of our overseas friends don't understand some of the references in the video. Here is a list of links to help :)

Wales votes Leave in spite of massive EU funding: https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2016/jun/25/view-wales-town-showered-eu-cash-votes-leave-ebbw-vale?CMP=share_btn_fb

Cornwall votes Leave in spite of receiving huge EU subsidies: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/brexit-cornwall-issues-plea-for-funding-protection-after-county-overwhelmingly-votes-in-favour-of-a7101311.html

Some admit they used their Leave vote as a protest, believing it wouldn’t matter; some didn’t realise voting “Leave the EU” would mean leaving the EU; some didn’t think their vote would count as the UK would Remain anyway, etc etc – numerous, including: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/brexit-anger-bregret-leave-voters-protest-vote-thought-uk-stay-in-eu-remain-win-a7102516.html
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3658563/Meet-Bregretters-Public-backed-Leave-vote-say-want-STAY-EU-one-admits-didn-t-think-vote-count.html
http://metro.co.uk/2016/06/24/man-who-voted-for-leave-says-he-thought-his-vote-wouldnt-count-wins-moron-of-the-year-award-5964450/

Lots of Leave voters now want to change their votes: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/brexit-eu-referendum-bregret-leave-petition-second-remain-latest-will-we-leave-a7105116.html

Head of UK Statistics Authority rebukes Leave campaign for £350m per week claim (twice): 21st April 2016 https://www.statisticsauthority.gov.uk/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/Letter-from-Sir-Andrew-Dilnot-to-Norman-Lamb-MP-210416.pdf and 27th May 2016 https://www.statisticsauthority.gov.uk/news/uk-statistics-authority-statement-on-the-use-of-official-statistics-on-contributions-to-the-european-union/ and widespread media coverage e.g. http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2016/may/27/uk-statistics-chief-vote-leave-350m-figure-misleading

Leading experts, including ten nobel-prize winning economists, 5,000 scientists and 1,000 academics appeal to voters urging them to vote to Remain: http://labourlist.org/2016/06/nobel-laureates-join-new-wave-of-experts-backing-remain/
http://www.gq-magazine.co.uk/article/eu-referendum-brexit-supporters-opponents

Michael Gove dismisses “experts”: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/06/06/eu-referendum-who-needs-experts-when-weve-got-michael-gove/

Channel 4 News - man from Barnsley voted Leave to “stop the Muslims coming into our country”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jpnbSZGlhq4

Adam from Manchester didn’t think his vote would count: http://www.unilad.co.uk/video/this-leave-voters-reaction-to-brexit-proves-were-all-fcked/

Petition for re-run of referendum if less than 60% majority (ironically, the petition was started by a Leave campaigner in the expectation they would lose): https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/131215/

Boris didn’t ever really think Leave would win: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ERHfuzyic8M

Hope this helps :)

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