After much anticipation, the Chilcot Report into the Iraq war was unveiled today.
The report criticised Tony Blair's decision to go to war with Iraq, saying it was based on "flawed intelligence and assessments".
Twitter users pointed out that it sounded rather a lot like Brexit.
-- Alan Ferrier (@alanferrier) July 6, 2016
Brexit takes back seat as attention turns to another campaign that was based on lies and lacked an exit strategy. #Chilcot
-- HaveIGotNewsForYou (@haveigotnews) July 6, 2016
The report took seven years to complete, longer than the Iraq war itself, as this parody account notes:
-- Elizabeth Windsor (@Queen_UK) July 6, 2016
Some thought Chilcot's report could have been more useful if it was published just two weeks earlier.
Chilcot begs gvt never again to embark on huge risky leaps of faith based on dodgy evidence and without solid planning
-- Sam Coates Times (@SamCoatesTimes) July 6, 2016
He's not been watching the news for the past couple of weeks, then. https://t.co/MtO2HiQAi0
-- Sinister Farce (@twlldun) July 6, 2016
@SamCoatesTimes That's the summary of the 2050 Brexit Disaster Inquiry sorted then.
-- Stephen Walmsley (@sjrw) July 6, 2016
One clever user even managed to link in another one of the day's big stories.
Brexit, Chilcot....gosh, it's getting really Messi
-- Stephen King (@KingEconomist) July 6, 2016
Either way, it's been a busy few weeks for journalists.