Toby Young tried to troll Greta Thunberg for a second time, and it backfired again

Lowenna Waters
Wednesday 24 April 2019 13:30
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For the second time, Toby Young has decided to attempt to troll the 16-year-old climate change activist and millennial sensation Greta Thunberg.

This time, he's attempted to troll her because it's been revealed that she's the daughter of a celebrity opera singer and Sweden's 2009 Eurovision song contest participant Malena Ernman, who represented her country during the contest's final.

Taking to Twitter, and sharing a Guido Fawkes article, the right-winger wrote:

Greta Thunberg Is Privileged Daughter of Sweden's Eurovision Star

Do we even need to tell you that the privileged son of a member of the House of Lords criticising someone for their privilege got stone cold rinsed on Twitter?

No, no we don't. Here goes!

Really think you're in a position to criticise someone's privilege?

Ah, the perpetual right-wing conundrum.

She is privileged so we can dismiss what she says...

Weaponising familial connections... bold move.

Mate, remember *that* phone call?

You know, that one.

Phew, rich parents.

Is this man asking to get cancelled?

Is this performance art?

Midlife crisis?

This isn't the Toadmeister's first attack on the 16-year-old climate activist. On 21 April, he wondered when someone would 'call her out'.

Just saw a clip of Greta Thunberg on the BBC News saying 'since no one else is doing anything' it’s fallen to her and her generation to do something.

But Western governments are doing something.

Maybe not enough, but that’s a different point.

When’s someone going to call her out?

Sadly for him, it seriously backfired, and the only person who got called out was him - for harassing a 16-year-old.

Greta, keep doing you.

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