Lib Dem embarrassment: Layla Moran’s Brexit stance mocked on Twitter by furious leavers – News 247

Lib Dem embarrassment: Layla Moran’s Brexit stance mocked on Twitter by furious leavers – News 247


 Layla Moran told BBC Newsnight on Tuesday that the public wanted to stop Brexit and that voting for a Lib Dem Government would ensure that happened She said: ”We are actually asking for people to think about who do they want to be Prime Minister of this country “And when we look at Boris Johnson who is someone who frankly plays fast and loose with the truth and then you look at Jeremy Corbyn who is the most unpopular opposition leader in our country’s history  “And then you see Jo Swinson. “She is a woman who is vying for the post of Prime Minister  “If we campaign on a stop Brexit manifesto and we elect a Lib Dem majority Government, that is exactly what we would do  “We would make all this go away. That is what I think people really want right now ” However, her remarks went down like a lead balloon with Twitter users, provoking a storm of negative reaction  The Liberals were accused of living in a fantasy world and of helping to ensure a Tory victory at the polls  Julie Stanton tweeted: “What planet is this woman on, don’t know about you but I think it’s extremely troubling to be honest!” Another wrote: “Total tosh from the non-Liberal/non-Democrats   “The electorate will have their say and your party will suffer losses. “Talk of a Lib-Dem ‘victory’ are pure fantasy  “As Jeremy Thorpe said ‘Go back to your constituencies and prepare for government ‘ “He too was a fantasist.”  Gary Hedley commented: ”Layla does know BorisJohnson is at a 37 point lead in the polls ?? “We know who we want as our PM love & it is BORIS !! “Jo Swinson is a fake untrustworthy person who is undemocratic !BackBoris ” Yet another tweeted: “What an utter load of cr*p! & clearly shows libdems not listening at all  “Not a flippin prayer they get majority & they’re living in cloud cuckoo land if they think it’s even a possibility  “Many remainers now want leave. Deluded utterly deluded.” Trending  Ms Swinson has promised to revoke Article 50 and stop Brexit if the Lib Dems come to power at the next election  At the party conference in September, she said: “If the Liberal Democrats win a majority at the next election, if the party put into government is a stop-Brexit party, then stopping Brexit is exactly what they will get ” On Tuesday, Parliament agreed to hold an early election on December 12, with MPs voting 438-20 in favour on the fourth time of asking

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