Conor Duignan disowns Starmer in humiliating brush-off for ‘donkey’ who laughed in his face when he asked about Corbyn
Derry student Conor Duignan made sure a cynical Keir Starmer photo opportunity blew up in Starmer’s face today, after Starmer had attempted to exploit him for a cynical PR stunt.
Starmer had tweeted a picture of himself with the student at St Columb’s college, declaring that he and ‘my Labour Party’ will ‘always support a deal to bring peace to Northern Ireland:
But the mortified Duignan was having none of it and decided he needed to publicly apologise to the only real Labour leader of the past decade:
He wasn’t finished though, telling Starmer what he really thinks of him – and exposing the fact that Starmer asked for the picture to be taken again for him to use:
When a Labour Twitter account tried to make use of the original selfie, Conor jumped in:
And when a Northern Irish account mentioned the picture, he jumped in again:
Duignan’s responses saw Brenda from Belfast praise him as a national treasure and when she asked permission to share his comment, his reply was priceless:
Foyle college, which sent a couple of students to the event, tweeted an image of the visit, but had to restrict replies – and even so, it didn’t go well, as it didn’t restrict it enough:
Well done Conor Duignan. If only we could have a fly on the wall in the ‘Labour’ ‘leader’s office.
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