Image of Jacob Rees-Mogg lying down in Commons projected onto Edinburgh Castle

Image of Jacob Rees-Mogg lying down in Commons projected onto Edinburgh Castle

An image of Jacob Rees-Mogg reclining on a bench in the House of Commons, which was mercilessly mocked on social media, has been projected on to the side of Edinburgh Castle.

During the Brexit debate on Tuesday, the Tory MP decided it was the perfect time to relax and kick back like he didn't have a care in the world.

The leader of the House of Commons was strongly ridiculed by his peers for his laid back approach to his job, especially during a very tense and uncertain time for the country.

The image, which is now likely to haunt Rees-Mogg for years to come has been cropping up everywhere, including on the side of the Edinburgh Castle where he was branded a 'Lying Tory', thanks to the latest stunt by anti-Brexit activists Led By Donkeys.

Needless to say, people thought it was hilarious.

The group which has been producing billboards featuring infamous quotes from Brexiteers and even made a sand sculpture featuring a quote from Michael Gove.

They also pulled another stunt on Wednesday, when they took aim at the government's 'Get Ready for Brexit' campaign, which was pocked when shone onto the 'Angel of the North' statue.

In regards to Rees-Mogg, despite coming under heavy scrutiny the MP is yet to fully explain exactly what he was doing while he was slouching on the benches.

Regardless, the image is bound to haunt him for years to come.

HT New European

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