People across Britain, a country that is leaving the European Union based on results of a referendum that took place more than two years ago, have been outraged by a huge fireworks in London which they say displayed capital’s mayor Sadiq Khan’s loyalty to the EU.
The controversy surrounding the fireworks was visible everywhere in London on Tuesday hours after the traditional ceremony along the Thames which many said was a reckless show of support for the EU amid Britain’s withdrawal from the bloc.
Nearly 100,000 people gathered to watch the show which was also broadcast to millions by the BBC. A giant EU flag was the most controversial part of the display, especially for pro-Brexit campaigners.
London fireworks should have been a celebration of the U.K. – our anthem, our flag and our spirit.
Instead Sadiq Khan hijacked it to be political about EU.
None of this helps soothe division in any way whatsoever.
His judgement is so incredibly…