Boris Johnson has resigned and the internet has some farewell messages for him

Boris Johnson on The Andrew Marr show
Support us and go ad-free

Following on from Brexit secretary David Davis, Boris Johnson has also resigned from government. As you can imagine, people online had a few things to say about that:

And he’s off

Johnson’s resignation followed several hours of him going rogue again:

Read on...

Support us and go ad-free

Unlike in the past, Johnson actually followed through this time. People are wondering what that means for the government (if there is still a government by the time you read this):

https://twitter.com/TechnicallyRon/status/1016321740526510080

https://twitter.com/DawnHFoster/status/1016325842811674626

Some people alluded to when Johnson struggled to choose between Brexit and Remain:

Others questioned who could possibly replace a man with the stature of Johnson:

And some wondered what he even did in the first place:

https://twitter.com/hourlyterrier/status/1016323372697968641

Although the biggest joke of all came from fellow Conservative MP Zac Goldsmith:

Because that tweet is a joke, right? Please tell me it’s a joke. I don’t want to live in a country where elected officials are this stupid.

Jokes aside

Beyond the humour, some people reminded us that Johnson isn’t just a joke; he’s a national disgrace:

Johnson is a deeply disgusting politician. He was also a woefully inadequate foreign secretary. And as such, his resignation is welcome, if not long overdue.

The resignation of the government will hopefully come next. Although – again – there’s a good chance it will already be gone by the time you read this.

Get Involved!

– Join The Canary, so we can keep holding the powerful to account.

Featured image via screengrab

Support us and go ad-free

We need your help to keep speaking the truth

Every story that you have come to us with; each injustice you have asked us to investigate; every campaign we have fought; each of your unheard voices we amplified; we do this for you. We are making a difference on your behalf.

Our fight is your fight. You’ve supported our collective struggle every time you gave us a like; and every time you shared our work across social media. Now we need you to support us with a monthly donation.

We have published nearly 2,000 articles and over 50 films in 2021. And we want to do this and more in 2022 but we don’t have enough money to go on at this pace. So, if you value our work and want us to continue then please join us and be part of The Canary family.

In return, you get:

* Advert free reading experience
* Quarterly group video call with the Editor-in-Chief
* Behind the scenes monthly e-newsletter
* 20% discount in our shop

Almost all of our spending goes to the people who make The Canary’s content. So your contribution directly supports our writers and enables us to continue to do what we do: speaking truth, powered by you. We have weathered many attempts to shut us down and silence our vital opposition to an increasingly fascist government and right-wing mainstream media.

With your help we can continue:

* Holding political and state power to account
* Advocating for the people the system marginalises
* Being a media outlet that upholds the highest standards
* Campaigning on the issues others won’t
* Putting your lives central to everything we do

We are a drop of truth in an ocean of deceit. But we can’t do this without your support. So please, can you help us continue the fight?

The Canary Support us

Comments are closed