American TV host jokes India will soon need to colonise Britain for stability
- Credit: Archant
American television continues to make light of the way the British political system is operating, with this week's twists and turns over Brexit providing plenty of entertainment.
Daily Show presenter Trevor Noah described the UK's attempts to leave the European Union as the "world's most unsolvable puzzle".
Turning his attention to Boris Johnson, Noah told his audience that "just 41 days after he came in saying he could get it done, he officially lost control" and explained how rebel MPs were voting with the government.
Playing out clips from the events unfolding in the House of Commons, he continued to tell viewers: "Honestly I don't get why anyone thinks they can still do Brexit.
"You realise it's now destroyed three prime ministers?
You may also want to watch:
"I mean clearly it's cursed. It's like one of the treasures in an Indiana Jones movie. Like everyone who touches it is going to be melting.
"At this point things are so bad one of the old countries should colonise them.
- 1 Piers Morgan must expose the government's Brexit betrayal
- 2 Boris Johnson warned majority will be 'wiped out' over treatment towards north of England
- 3 Boris Johnson 'frantically repositioning' himself for Donald Trump to lose election
- 4 Brexiteer Prue Leith quits Tory Party after government votes down motion to protect UK food standards
- 5 UKIP set to select 'Dr Gammons' as candidate for London mayoral election
- 6 James Cleverly mocked after telling people to 'look at how they're doing in Wales'
- 7 Public slams Brexit Party tweet which shames Tory MPs who voted against free school meals
- 8 Peers set to remove law-breaking sections of Boris Johnson's Brexit bill
- 9 Minister says Dido Harding is working '19-hours a day' on Test and Trace
- 10 Second shop owner bans Tory MPs who voted against free school meals motion
"Yeah, shit is out of control, look at these savages they don't know what they're doing.
MORE: 'It's like Pompeii again if Pompeii voted for the volcano' - US show takes down Brexit"Someone should come in and bring stability."India should come in to England and say 'look, look, look, we hate to do this but you guys don't know how to govern yourselves, we have to fix this entire thing. It's for you not for us'."Noah went on to compare the House of Commons with How To Train Your Dragon, joking that John Bercow was not someone you would want to be behind in Subway.
Become a Supporter
The New European is proud of its journalism and we hope you are proud of it too. We believe our voice is important - both in representing the pro-EU perspective and also to help rebalance the right wing extremes of much of the UK national press. If you value what we are doing, you can help us by making a contribution to the cost of our journalism.