May practises for Brexit questions by practising her answer

Theresa May answering several questions with the same answer
John Shafthauer

Do you find answering questions difficult?

If so, you should probably avoid becoming a politician. You should especially avoid becoming prime minister.

Theresa May doesn’t have that option, but she does have a strategy. Namely: to answer every single question with the same answer.

The woman with all the answer

In the 2017 general election, May answered every question with:

Strength and stability.

To put it mildly, May’s government ended up offering less strength and stability than a Wonderbra made of toothpaste. The strategy worked, though, because people voted for this promised might and consistency.

As part of her Brexit prep, May originally threatened:

No deal is better than a bad deal.

After she proposed a deal – a deal which is demonstrably quite bad – she changed that to:

Any deal is better than no deal.

She’s since spiced that up to:

It’s my deal or literal fucking Armageddon.

Which may work on some people. Because if this right now – if this isn’t chaos, then how bad will no-deal Britain be?

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Of course, May can’t get away with not answering questions forever. Oh no, wait, they’ve booked the debate on the BBC.

So yeah – looks like she will get away with not answering anything.

Featured image via UK Home Office – Wikimedia (image was altered)

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