“Tori tori sauce”: Nando’s humiliates latest Con attempt to ‘get with the kids’

nandos.png

The Tory party’s latest attempt to bring young people on board was always doomed to fail. A discount card for Nando’s restaurant chain as compensation for huge tuition fees, a collapsing NHS, ever more unaffordable housing and policies like barring the under-25s from housing benefit – even if the subject of a screeching u-turn because of Labour pressure – was never going to fool anyone.

But the Tories might have hoped that they’d avoid being ‘owned’ on social media by the restaurant group itself. It turned out to be a futile hope.

Asked by a Twitter user whether the reports were true, Nandos was quick to respond:

nandos1

But when asked by the Daily Mirror about the claim, the chain was even more emphatic – ‘brutally’ so:

We have no political affiliations. There is and will not be a political discount card.

nandos2

The 20% discount for NHS staff is icing on the cake – or spice on the chicken.

The response triggered much hilarity on social media at the Tories’ expense (again), of which these are a few favourites so far:

cw nandos.png

dr nandosrs nanods

nandos4.png

nandos5.png

nandos6.png

But others pointed out the serious side of what the Tories’ damp squib idea said about their attitude to – and remoteness from – young people, albeit still with a humorous touch:

nandos7.png

Comment:

The Tories can throw money at social media and other attempts to interest young people in their bankrupt politics and ideology, but they just can’t help being Tories…

The SKWAWKBOX needs your support. This blog is provided free of charge but depends on the generosity of its readers to be viable. If you can afford to, please click here to arrange a one-off or modest monthly donation via PayPal. Thanks for your solidarity so this blog can keep bringing you information the Establishment would prefer you not to know about.

If you wish to reblog this post for non-commercial use, you are welcome to do so – see here for more.

5 responses to ““Tori tori sauce”: Nando’s humiliates latest Con attempt to ‘get with the kids’

  1. I’ll bet HMRC will be closely inspecting Nando’s tax returns from now on…

  2. Pingback: “Tori tori sauce”: Nando’s humiliates latest Con attempt to ‘get with the kids’ | The SKWAWKBOX – leftwing nobody·

  3. Nando’s could start a new product line, strong and stable chicken with spicy hot air sauce, I am sure that would be a hit!!!

  4. “The Tories can throw money at social media and other attempts to interest young people in their bankrupt politics and ideology, but they just can’t help being Tories…”
    Neither can Labour First/Progress apparently.
    Tories without even the balls to own up to it are deluded to think they’ll survive the scrutiny of social media indefinitely.
    Not seeing that shows they lack foresight too.

Leave a Reply