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Not Very Deep Thought

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Afinkawan

  • Saturday 30th March 2019, 8:48am [Edited]
  • Huddersfield, England
  • 2,302 posts

CIVIL SERVANT: Prime Minister! The Great Computer has finished the calculation it started in March 2017!

MAY: Finally! An answer to The Question!

COMPUTER: Good morning.

MAY: Er ... Good morning, O Great Computer. Do you have... er, that is...

COMPUTER: An answer for you. Yes. I have.

MAY: There really is one?

COMPUTER: There really is one.

MAY: To Everything? To the great Question of Brexit, the Backstop and Everything?

COMPUTER: Yes.

MAY: And you're ready to give it to us?

COMPUTER: I am.

MAY: Now?

COMPUTER: Now (BEAT) though I don't think that you're going to like it.

MAY: Doesn't matter! We must know it! Now!

COMPUTER: Now?

MAY: Yes! Now!

COMPUTER: Alright (PAUSE) You're really not going to like it.

MAY: Tell us!

COMPUTER: Alright. The Answer to the Great Question...

MAY: Yes...!

COMPUTER: Of Brexit, the Backstop and Everything...

MAY: Yes...!

COMPUTER: Is...

MAY: Yes...

COMPUTER: Is...

MAY: Yes...?!

COMPUTER: Forty-two more Meaningful Votes.

MAY: I'm going to get lynched, aren't I?