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Over the Easter bank holiday weekend, many politicians seemed to think that it was sensible to deliver Easter messages to their followers on Twitter.

Needless to say, a number of them backfired somewhat, including Tory MP Jacob Rees-Mogg's which simply said:

Christ is risen. He is risen indeed, Alleluia.

However, try as he might, Rees-Mogg's tweet went down like a lead balloon with social media users.

Some took the opportunity to highlight Rees-Mogg's actions that they saw as not quite living up to Jesus' example.

Unfortunately, we'll never un-see this...

Erm, what about 'foreigners'?

Grrr, the elites.

To be honest, Jesus was probably declared fit for work.

These Bible verses are getting to be a little inconvenient...

The odd person, however, liked the message.

Would Jesus REALLY have approved of disaster capitalism?

It must just be a 'selective' reading of the Bible, that's all.

The message was at least on topic, referencing Christ on the most important day in the Christian calendar. Donald Trump was branded 'narcissistic' for his Tweet, that simply referenced the United States' economy and erm, surprisingly enough, himself.

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