Someone tweeted about taking his '93yr Mum' to vote and got mocked all day

Bethan McKernan@mck_beth
Thursday 23 June 2016 18:40
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One voter shared on Twitter today the heartwarming story of what happened when he took his elderly mother to exercise her democratic right in the EU referendum.

While Keith's pro-Leave anecdote went, as the kids say, a bit viral, unfortunately for him he was also inundated with naysayers accusing him of making it up.

While he tried to defend his mother's honour as best he could, a beacon had been lit.

If you build it, the jokesters will come.

Well done, everyone.

There's even been a cross pollination with one of the other memes born today:

'Keith' is now trending on Twitter, there's a parody account for his mum, and the man in question has written a blog post addressing the trolling he's received since this morning.

What a time to be enfranchised.

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