Donald Trump doesn’t have the corner on Brexit reactions that made people sit up and take notice today. Late-night TV hosts and other comics contributed energetically.
Trump set the bar pretty high when, flying to Scotland for the opening of Trump Turnberry, he forecast the vote would be great for his golf resort’s business:
“Look, if the pound goes down, they’re gonna do more business,” the presumptive GOP nominee enthused. “You know, when the pound goes down, more people are gonna come to Turnberry, frankly, and the pound has gone down.
“For traveling and for other things, I think it very well could turn out to be a positive,” he added happily.
And, of course, this tweet …
….though Scotland had voted 62% to 38% to remain in the EU, and Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has reacted to the results by saying she probably will hold another vote on Scotland leaving the UK.
Running a close second to Trump’s reaction is this guy, who voted for Brexit, when interviewed by the BBC:
Anyway, here is how late-night comics and colleagues weighed in on the news Britain had voted to withdraw from the European Union, causing Prime Minister David Cameron to resign and global markets to plunge:
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