Unless there was a lot of lying going on.
However, the real reason that these two maps look so similar is that they are actually the same map, with one in color and one in grayscale. The creator of this image took a real map showing Brexit results, then altered the map's key, date, and color before sharing it on social media to satirize the results of the referendum.
Our latest Opinium poll shows that over 60% of people now think Brexit has either gone badly or worse than they expected. It also found that 42% of people who voted Leave in 2016 had a negative view of how Brexit had turned out so far.
UK: "We will not contribute in relation to our economic power... or... or... or we will stop playing with you!"EC: "OK, no problem - See you in a few years, after adjusting your economic power to what you are willing to contribute..."