Remoaners who want your money

Remainers want your money to sue Boris and go interrailing.

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Since the Remainers lost the 2016 referendum, a whole host of colourful campaigners has emerged dead-set on thwarting the vote, from the bloke who shouts ‘Stop Brexit’ outside parliament to the naked professor.

One prominent Remain activist is ‘EU Supergirl’ Madeleina Kay. And she needs your money… to fund her summer interrailing trip.

So far, ‘The Future Is Europe #EUSupergirl Tour’ has raised over £3,000 from sympathetic Remainers on one crowdfunding page. Meanwhile, another crowdfunding campaign, set up on her behalf, has raised over £22,000. ‘Keeping the one woman, “Madeleina Kay Show” on the road costs around £1,000 per month’, it claims.

And what a show it is. This week, the world was treated to EU Supergirl singing her masterpiece ‘Always On the Road’:

If ‘singing’ isn’t your thing, then you can surely appreciate EU Supergirl’s paintings. Here she is presenting Guy Verhofstadt with a portrait:

Another Remoaner constantly calling for more money is Marcus Ball. Ball has spent the past few years crowdfunding various legal actions in the name of his ‘Brexit Justice’ campaign.

Recently, Ball attempted to bring a private prosecution against Boris Johnson over that £350million NHS figure. Ball raised over £430,000 to bring the prosecution, but it was quashed in the High Court back in June.

Now Ball is appealing the decision at the Supreme Court – and needs your money to do it.

Let’s hope he takes better care of the crowdfunded money this time. As the Telegraph reported back in May, according to Ball’s accounts, around £50,000 of the crowdfunded money was spent on himself.

Ball treated himself to a luxury London flat with a private gym. He also used the crowdfunded cash for self-defence classes, professional headshots, hotel rooms and ‘special’ branded cupcakes.

And they said Brexit would make us poorer.

Picture by: Getty.

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Comments

Scan End

29th August 2019 at 11:25 pm

For someone who’s a vocal fan of the European Union, it seems Madeleina Kay hasn’t filed any taxes on her 30+ grand.

Richard Elsy

10th August 2019 at 2:50 pm

I hesitate to rudeness, although I’m somewhat behind the trend on this, but shouldn’t these two examples of soliciting cash be referred to as ‘cowfunding’?

ZENOBIA PALMYRA

9th August 2019 at 10:08 pm

Facile article that sets up straw men and fails to address any of the substantive issues. Brexit is economic suicide and we are already seeing the effects across the board economically. Business confidence is extremely low, long-term investment is being hammered and we can expect to see further chaos and disintegration, particularly in the leave-voting areas where docile racists allowed their own ignorance and lazy thinking get the better of them. The UK’s fundamental problem is the dominance of London and having the most centralised state in the western world (look at the tax raising and tax varying powers of local government in the UK compared to the US and France if you don’t believe me). To blame the EU for structural failings within the British economic and political system is the height of stupidity. Leave voters in places like Sunderland, manipulated by ultra-capitalist spivs and demagogues (Farage, Cummings, Johnson, etc.) have merely voted for the increased concentration of capital in the hands of the illiberal elite and ueber-rich represented by the likes of Rees-Mogg. Leave voters are truly the useful idiots of the haute bourgeoisie, atlanticist neoliberals and rentier capitalists. And they blame the EU!

Dominic Brady

10th August 2019 at 11:32 am

Liberal elite white noise to these docile lazy ignorant & racist ears.

Jerry Owen

10th August 2019 at 3:47 pm

You lost the referendum .
Boo hoo!

Ian Wilson

9th August 2019 at 8:28 pm

A fool and his money are soon parted. At least we aren’t forced to pay for these idiots – unlike the BBC.

ZENOBIA PALMYRA

9th August 2019 at 10:11 pm

You’re not ‘forced to pay for the BBC’. You can choose not to watch BBC TV and then you do not have to pay the licence. You don’t have to pay to listen to BBC radio and/or podcasts but nobody is ‘forcing’ you to listen to those either.

Paul Robson

9th August 2019 at 10:28 pm

Accurate as ever. If I want to (say) watch the Football on Sky I have to have a TV licence.

Dominic Brady

10th August 2019 at 11:27 am

The BBC is an anachronism, it’s over. And they say it brexiteers who yearn for the good old days.

Trudi Harding

9th August 2019 at 7:14 pm

Middle class spoilt brats trying to tell people what to do, because they have been able to for their whole life.

ZENOBIA PALMYRA

9th August 2019 at 10:10 pm

Far less sinister than the eminence grise Cummings and his Etonian paymaster. They seem to have little or no regard for democracy. The problem with mob rule is that things quickly get out of hand.

Ven Oods

9th August 2019 at 11:45 pm

“The problem with mob rule…”
You might just as usefully apply that term to the majority of MPs going back on the main parties’ pledges to implement the outcome of the EU referendum.

Peter Friel

10th August 2019 at 1:45 am

You talk about people having no regard for democracy but are quite willing to deny the result of the referendum, and fail to see the hypocrisy in your argument.
As for your statement that the problem with mob rule is that things quickly get out of hand, presumably this would also apply to Extinction Rebellion?

Jane 70

10th August 2019 at 6:40 am

So, abiding by the referendum result will be giving into mob rule, whereas the endless attempts to subvert it will be truly democratic?

And why is the EU , with its faux parliament- style but no substance-its diktats and its grossly overpaid apparatchiks held up as a shining example of Panglossian excellence?

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