Brexit LIVE: Fury erupts at Rejoiner claim UK ‘sacrificed millions of people’ in EU exit

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A well-known anti-Brexit campaigner made the claim those who supported Brexit can not be called patriots due to the alleged damage they had done to the country. In his tweet, Femi Oluwole claimed major parts of the country had also been sacrificed in order to secure the UK’s exit from the EU. He said: “Can we all agree that if you’re happy to sacrifice major parts of your country and the millions of people who live there, you don’t get to call yourself a patriot?

In response, however, many took to Twitter to defend the UK’s exit and question who the millions were. 

One person said: “Can we agree it is not and never will be your call to make!”

Another said: “Not sure what purpose this serves.

“Are we to continue with a Punch & Judy show for eternity over Brexit? 

“Nothing wrong in highlighting the issues in terms of trade etc, but name-calling or putting one side into a box will ensure that Punch & Judy will continue to divide.”

Another said: “Can we all agree Femi, that you always twist the narrative?”

A fourth person added: “So because you perceive in your own mind that you made the right decision and the majority didn’t the majority of this country are not patriots but you are, what about any of the police or armed forces that may have voted for Brexit are they not patriots?”

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7.34am update: Fury erupts as Rejoiner claims millions sacrificed over Brexit 

Prominent Remainer, Femi Oluwole claimed millions of people and major parts of the country had been sacrificed for Brexit.

In doing so, he alleged those who voted to Leave the EU, could not be labelled as patriots. 

He said: “Can we all agree that if you’re happy to sacrifice major parts of your country and the millions of people who live there, you don’t get to call yourself a patriot?”

His claim led to many on Twitter questioning his remark on the popular social media platform. 

One person said: “Not sure what purpose this serves.

“Are we to continue with a Punch & Judy show for eternity over Brexit?

“Nothing wrong in highlighting the issues in terms of trade etc, but name-calling or putting one side into a box will ensure that Punch & Judy will continue to divide.”

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