Current British Prime Minister Theresa May has appeared on Downing Street to make a public statement at No. 10. She’d been away for some time, but now she’s returned to keep her public appearances up since the surprise general election she sprung on us all of a sudden a couple of weeks ago is, as she reminds us, just 36 days away.

Of the key points of her statement, May said that this election is about the future, a change from her previous and more insular stance that it was an election solely about Brexit. She did then focus again on Brexit, mind you, saying that the main job for the government that follows hers (or possibly, God forbid, continues to be hers) will be attaining the best outcome possible from Brexit.

Brexit will prove to be even more complicated than before for a new government

As the last couple of days’ worth of election campaigning have shown, a new government (or even the current government) handling where to go with Brexit at this point will have their work cut out for them. The process as it is has proven to be tricky and complicated, and handing the reins over to an entirely different PM with an entirely different party with an entirely different agenda would only complicate things further. But May continuing on as PM would really suck, so let’s let Jeremy Corbyn handle the complications.

May says that Britain’s stance on Brexit has been misrepresented by the press across Europe, and as a result, threats have been made towards Britain.

She never named the EU figures who have threatened us, which brings into question the validity of her comments, but she did say that all of these threats were made in an attempt to swing the outcome of our General Election. So, she’s using the tactics of Trump and Clinton’s campaigns and confusing voters with a bunch of accusations and conspiracies about fake news and the media’s attempts to influence the election.

It’s enough to make your head spin. We’ll see.

May says there are misconceptions about Britain’s stance on Brexit. She didn’t name these figures within the EU who are spreading false representations of Britain in order to sway the result of the general election, but she did say they are in Brussels. May describes Britain’s position on Brexit as reasonable, but says these people in Brussels don’t want the reasonable negotiations with the EU to reach a positive conclusion.

She uses this as her reason for the need for a stern and powerful leader, offering herself as such a leader.

May worries Brexit negotiations will not be successful

May says she is concerned that the Brexit talks with the EU will not be successful as a result of this meddling from Brussels, because the repercussions will be dire. She says that in just “the past few days,” the negotiations of Brexit have shown themselves to be “tough.” She blames this on the way “Britain’s negotiating position” with the EU has been “misrepresented in the continental press.”

May also noted how the “negotiating stance” of the other side in Europe has unexpectedly “hardened,” and that “threats against Britain have been issued by European politicians and officials,” who, again, remained nameless.

She alleged that these threats and misrepresentations were “deliberately timed” and orchestrated in order to coincide with the general election campaign, in order “to affect the result of the general election that will take place on 8 June.”

The way May sees it, the election is between her and Corbyn. No other candidate will win – they’re the hottest two. She is concerned that under Corbyn’s government, Britain will become a coalition of chaos, whatever that means. She promises to give Britain strong leadership (which she has shown over the past few months, but it’s not the good kind), and will make Brexit go as well as can be, and pledges to make Britain stronger, and wants the economy to reward hard workers, and wants society to be fairer and give the disadvantaged more opportunities. Okay, good luck with that. Watch this space.