The United Kingdom has failed for a third time to leave the European Union on a date set by its political leaders, just the latest installment in a saga of delays and broken promises in the near three and a half years since the country voted in favor of Brexit.
October 31st 2019 is the latest in a series of dates on which the United Kingdom was meant to Brexit and leave the European Union. The first, on March 29th 2019, came some two years and nine months after the original referendum, triggered after a long period of fruitless negotiation and delay. But it was cancelled after the Remain-supporting Prime Minister Theresa May’s negotiated withdrawal agreement failed to pass Parliament.
This failure eventually brought down the May government, just as the Brexit referendum itself had brought down David Cameron. But it also kicked the Brexit can down the road, a result which Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage predicted with some prescience back in February would lead to delay after delay from that point, putting off Brexit forever.
And indeed it was so — the failure to deliver the March date led to an April 12th date, which itself gave way to October 31st. That date now passing, with the commemorative Brexit coins minted to mark it being melted down.
The next departure date dangled before the noses of the British people is January 31st — which itself will likely be cancelled in favor of another date later in 2020.
— Breitbart London (@BreitbartLondon) October 28, 2019
(Read more from “How Did We Get Here? the Broken Promises and Remainer Activism That Saw Brexit Cancelled a Third Time” HERE)