The brilliant Jacob Rees-Mogg takedown we all wish we’d written

After Jacob Rees-Mogg used his “support for the teaching of the Catholic Church” to justify his opposition to gay marriage and abortion (on any grounds) comes this rather marvellous letter to the Guardian.

“I thought being a committed Christian meant following the teachings of Jesus rather than standing at the pick-and-mix counter of a sweetshop, only choosing the fizzy snakes.”

Did it go viral? Boy, did it go viral, shared 11,000 times on Twitter and liked 19,000 so far.


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