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If you're at all engaged in British politics on Twitter, you probably should know who hrtbps is.
Hrtbps made their consonant-laden name on Twitter and is now a columnist for Joe.co.uk.
One of their latest offerings was a satirical piece, which sarcastically labelled Jeremy Corbyn 'a disgrace for choosing Glastonbury over Armed Forces Day'.
It was pretty funny, including tongue-in-cheek lines like:
Armed Forces Day, a British tradition for generations ever since its inception in 2008, took place this weekend.
You get the picture.
National embarrassments Britain First reposted the article on their website verbatim, as if it advanced their agenda - presumably interpreting the contents as sincere.
@hrtbps am I going mad or has Britain First actually reposted your article? 😶 https://t.co/jBSIo4fcvs — sam cramerrr (@sam cramerrr)
The article originally went up as a direct copy and paste of Joe.co.uk's article.
Amazingly, it's still up at the time of writing.
Plagiarism, the most inalienable of human rights. https://t.co/uRi6OK6yVd or https://t.co/2DArP6gUzi
@hrtbps — Vladislav Surkov (@Vladislav Surkov)
Still laughing at Britain First who have published @hrtbps article w/o realising it's satire.… https://t.co/JkefI9SDJF — Mr V - Labour RIP 🔴🟡 (@Mr V - Labour RIP 🔴🟡)
Priceless! Britain First have reposted - verbatim - an article satirising their ignorance:
Jesus Wept. These people. — Λnthony Cregan (@Λnthony Cregan)
Racist twits Britain First have stolen and reposted a parody of racist twits (by @hrtbps), thus making it 2x funny https://t.co/nAEWtTwtmx — Adam Banks (@Adam Banks)
Helpful reminder that Britain First are idiots: they copy/pasted an anti-Corbyn article without noticing it's satire https://t.co/SNEtclXR9S — JJ (@JJ)
Let me be the first to congratulate @hrtbps on his first day as Chief Writer on Britain First's website https://t.co/xWVLF6cOmy — Duncan (@Duncan)
@BritainFirstHQ @BritainFirst Jesus Christ you guys wouldn't know satire if it hit you with a cricket bat. — Andy Collier (@Andy Collier)
Absolutely outstanding, if we're honest - it brightened our day.
A lovely little interlude from the usual juddering dross of determined xenophobia.
indy100 has contacted Britain First for comment
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