It’s come to this.
Officials in France flooded marshland surrounding the entrance to the Eurotunnel that connects Calais, France to the United Kingdom in an effort to keep refugees away:
— Daily Mail Online (@MailOnline) January 13, 2016
— RT (@RT_com) January 13, 2016
Many are calling it a literal “moat”:
Fortress mentality: Eurotunnel flooding creates ‘moat’ to keep out refugees https://t.co/2Xud6gttfP
— Geopolitics (@Geo_Politico) January 13, 2016
— rinf_community (@rinf_community) January 13, 2016
Modern version of a moat? https://t.co/Yw1lyphf60
— Pale&Sketchy (@O_meOhMy) January 13, 2016
Eurotunnel chop down trees & create a moat to prevent migrants getting to tunnel.
— katie (@K69atie) January 13, 2016
Eurotunnel in Calais has constructed a "moat" to deter migrants. https://t.co/fT1fdURvSJ
— Alex McWhirter (@McWhirterAlex) January 12, 2016
Eurotunnel now surrounded by a moat.. https://t.co/AjOYJtGGcq
— DriveEurope (@DriveEurope) January 12, 2016
Hey, it worked in medieval times, why not now?