Account’s history appears to be genuine, but tweet has been deleted after media attention
Manchester Young Conservatives have tweeted calling for Boris Johnson to resign for ‘l[ying] about helping us in the north’, after he imposed a tier-3 lockdown on Greater Manchester without a proper package of support.
The account, which appears to be genuine and has a lengthy pro-Tory Twitter history (click here for sample in case the account is deleted) tweeted:
However, the tweet has been deleted since a number of media outlets featured it. Happily, it is now preserved for posterity. The tweet’s authenticity is further supported by the follow-up tweet that was posted by the same account:
Which of the following is funnier?
- the idea that Boris Johnson ever gave a toss about the north
- the thought that there are ‘young’ Tories, especially in the north
- the concept that Johnson and his band are capable of ‘competency’
- the fact that Manchester Young Tories apparently didn’t realise their tweet would garner attention or that they’d be told to take it down by their Westminster masters
Add your own options in the comments. The chair of MYC was contacted for comment.
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