You guys been following this Brexit stuff? I have. I don’t know if I should find it reassuring or terrifying that the UK has a Trumpian nationalist movement of its own, but I do know this: It is PRETTY convenient that in the same year Lin-Manuel Miranda is gonna go EGOT for Hamilton, the Brits are staging their own “tea party.” Coincidence? I mean … maybe.
But hey, I’m not what you’d call an expert on the matter. For a more nuanced take on the subject, let’s turn to someone on the ground: Britpop legend/soundbite god Noel Gallagher.
Noel shared his opinions on the Brexit with Canada’s CBC Music (naturally), and they’re every bit as great as you’d expect. What say you, Noel?
Do I think [Britain should leave the EU]? I don’t think we should be given a vote.
I see politicians on TV every night telling us that this is a fucking momentous decision that could fucking change Britain forever and blah, blah, blah. It’s like, OK, why don’t you fucking do what we pay you to do which is run the fucking country and make your fucking mind up. What are you asking the people for? 99 percent of the people are thick as pig shit.
[Politicians] didn’t fucking ask us for a referendum when they were going off to war, did they? No, fucking assholes.
Man makes a point. Noel went on to say, “I like the fact that it sounds like a cereal; a bowl of Brexit!” As for whether he’ll rock the vote, that remains to be seen.
“I’ll decide to vote on the morning [the vote is held]. I might be busy.”
Busy? That’s crazy! Don’t throw away your shot, Noel!