This morning the world is waking up to discover that Britain has voted to leave the European Union. Investment funds lost an estimated £200 billion in first ten minutes of stock trading after the markets opened this morning, and Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron announced that he’ll be stepping down in October, allowing a new/fresh PM to usher in the post-Brexit era.
By the way, here’s what the British Pound is doing right now in the wake of Britain voting to leave the European Union. Since Brexit passed France has already surpassed Britain as the 5th largest economy in the world as the UK markets have been crashing (which was expected all along):
Someone took it upon themselves to whip up this quick little It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia tribute to Britain’s decision to secede.
If you’re wondering what this referendum means of all of us here in the United States of America CNN’s got a pretty good recap of what you can expect here.