In the midst of political turmoil currently defining our country, The London Gonzo can reveal that at least 2019’s ongoing Brexit negotiations pass the Bechdel test.
Although the release date has been pushed back several times, it’s heartening to see two strong female anti-heroines, Theresa May and Angela Merkel, converse for at least two sentences without talking about men.
Instead, they are talking about how to maximise bureaucracy and embolden fascists.
“It does pass the Bechdel test, as May and Merkel negotiate how to make life undeniably worse for poor people…many of whom are women,” pointed out journalist Belinda Holmes. “But you know – win some lose some.”
Polls reveal that 52% of the British public want to see everyone die at the end of this drama, while 48% want the protagonist politicians to have a shot at redemption. It’s anyone’s guess what the outcome will be, but we’re expecting blood everywhere.
“The male players are awful and the plot is simultaneously extremely thin and impossibly confusing – which is quite an achievement. It’s hard to believe this has taken two and a half years and wasted millions of pounds to produce,” said an insider. “But I guess this is what the audience demands?”
In a time of chaos, uncertainty and economic instability, let us remember that at least this monstrosity passes the Bechdel test.
By Daisy and David Bard