In recent months, it has become impossible to check the news without seeing the word ‘Brexit’ in a headline. With the U.K’s prime minister, Boris Johson, not only winning over MPs in U.K parliament (with 358 to 234 votes, a staggering 124 vote majority) regarding Brexit but also the public with his new campaign ‘Get Brexit Done’, it seems like Brexit has taken a major turn from it’s long, lost beginnings. Mr. Johnson has not only announced the final date on which Brexit is supposed to take place, 31st January 2020 at 23:00 but also made it illegal for the U.K parliament to force the British government for an extension of the date.
Even as late as November, politicians from the U.K and the E.U alike were agreeing that Brexit was simply an utter failure and was doomed to create a laughingstock of the U.K government. However, in recent weeks despite the delay of Brexit to 31st December 2020, this has not only changed many political opinions regarding Britain’s departure from the European Union but is also about to change the way people look at Conservative party leaders in U.K parliament. With a worthy 368 to 191 win (and a 177 vote majority) for the Conservative party (led by Boris Johnson) over the Labour party (led by Jeremy Corbyn) in the U.K’s general election, it is becoming increasingly evident that the Conservative party has a major edge over the traditional Labour party.
Brexit has now become a household name in terms of world politics and with Boris Johnson evidently taking active steps to get it done, most journalists can now agree that this political decision is no longer a laughing matter and must be treated with the most seriousness one can inflict on the situation. Thus, we can all conclude that Brexit, once famed for how pathetic it was in the eyes of journalists and the public alike is now becoming a political decision worth writing in the history books with writers exuberantly portraying this once laughable matter in a positive and successful light.