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If you thought that British politics and the government had truly descended into parody mode this week then look no further than the Conservatives official Twitter account.
Hey @KFC_UKI, we’ve found an even bigger chicken than you. https://t.co/9gBVe0p06a— Conservatives (@Conservatives) 1567767720
That's right. That is an actual tweet that the current governing party of the United Kingdom tweeted out on Friday afternoon.
Although this is an obvious attempt to ridicule Jeremy Corbyn for not backing Boris Johnson's call for a general election, the bizarre image (why is he is a locker room?) as well as tagging KFC, has not had the desired effect on Twitter.
@Conservatives @KFC_UKI Boris Johnson lost his first three commons votes (the first prime minister in history to do… https://t.co/kLVpplcq1m— James Felton (@James Felton) 1567768629
@Conservatives @KFC_UKI Still going with the chicken thing huh— Matt Zarb-Cousin (@Matt Zarb-Cousin) 1567768731
i see the Tories have just given up and gone full Biff Tannen https://t.co/MsYyBgTvOg— Harry Tuffs (@Harry Tuffs) 1567768507
Congratulations, @Conservatives. The apotheosis is complete. You don't need to beat the Brexit Party. You are the B… https://t.co/l29yzOneE4— Carole Cadwalladr (@Carole Cadwalladr) 1567769026
I’m not a Corbyn stan as such, but gosh he looks absolutely badass here, would 100% buy this limited edition Stones… https://t.co/U3N90I5NoG— Catherine Bray (@Catherine Bray) 1567768941
Honestly what the fuck https://t.co/zu55YX1BO2— Megan Townsend (@Megan Townsend) 1567768401
Satire is dead. Someone phone Chris Morris. https://t.co/yzAI1yB1kl— Kelly Welles (@Kelly Welles) 1567768459
@Conservatives @KFC_UKI We are so fucked if the people planning on negotiating Brexit aren't even capable of doing a competent meme— Sirin Kale (@Sirin Kale) 1567769097
@Conservatives @KFC_UKI He seems to have quite a good posture actually. This is what spineless looks like. You’… https://t.co/0dkFD3UuGM— Stephen Kinsella (@Stephen Kinsella) 1567769087
@Conservatives @KFC_UKI Lads what is this nonsense— TechnicallyRon (@TechnicallyRon) 1567769206
okay I'm very troubled by this - besides everything else, KFC is...not a huge chicken? it does not promise large ch… https://t.co/pzsHLaaIZI— Marie Le Conte (@Marie Le Conte) 1567768231
It is also possible that the stock image that the Tories have used cost them £375.
We can't wait to see what KFC will say in response.
We've said it before and we'll say it again but what a time to be alive!
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