Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Backfiring stunt of the campaign

There were an awful lot of things which backfired during the 2017 General Election - please God that next year we will still be able to use that term for it and won't have to add "June" - starting, obviously, with the decision to call it in the first place.

But perhaps the funniest was one reported in the Sunday Telegraph this weekend.

The Lib/Dem literature used what they assumed was an imaginary estate agent, May & Co, to attack the Conservatives' social care plans.

Unfortunately for them, the there really was a May & Co.

The "furious" owner of this business had been a Lib/Dem supporter. The Sunday Telegraph took a certain relish in emphasising the past tense ...;

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