However, a few people saw no reason for her to apologise for enjoying a drink on public transport on a bank holiday weekend and quickly came to her defence, saying that she had no reason to apologise.
Unfortunately, not everyone saw it that way and predictably, professional contrarian and Brexiteer Julia Hartley-Brewer criticised Abbott for drinking a mojito as she didn't deem it to be a 'woman of the people choice of drink.'
Amazingly, this is not a spoof. Very “woman of the people” choice of drink. https://t.co/HdNQxGOJ1R
— Julia Hartley-Brewer (@Julia Hartley-Brewer)
The comment immediately backfired on the talkRADIO Breakfast Show and people began to take her to task for the comment.
How dull do you have to be to have this take on life? https://t.co/Adil3eCmL4