Dominic Raab in “not a feminist” shocker – 7 unmissable reactions
If you haven’t already noticed, you should brace yourself for an influx of Conservative leadership hopefuls doing whatever the 2019 version of kissing babies is, now that actually kissing babies gets you a lengthy investigation by the Met Police.
We’ve already had Rory Stewart wandering around the country’s Costas trying to drum up support from caffeine addicts, as well as Sajid Javid telling Scotland what to do. Now, we have former Brexit Secretary, Dominic Raab, who resigned over a policy he helped negotiate, making the shocking admission that he isn’t a feminist.
'I'm all for working women making the very best of their potential'
— ITV News (@itvnews) May 29, 2019
His comment was what the good people of Twitter might call “a gift”, and these were our favourite reactions.
Cheers mate, he's all for working women!!! Never ever be made to feel grateful for a liberty that should be taken for granted. You've got the vote, we let you vote what more do you want? https://t.co/SB92DCQWwk
— Jess Phillips (@jessphillips) May 30, 2019
I am very very sad to inform all of you that I have spent 85 percent of my mostly single life sitting in pub gardens with Dominic Raabs being told things like: “I don’t like the phrase: ‘women's rights’ it should be ‘PEOPLE rights’ you know?” while I drink 13 vodka tonics. https://t.co/53NgczJWOb
— Dolly H Alderton (@dollyalderton) May 30, 2019
There is absolutely no way on earth this guy hasn't stayed up till 2am watching Jordan Peterson videos on YouTube https://t.co/A4I1UeT7HK
— Alan White (@aljwhite) May 30, 2019
This definitely has the energy of a “career” “chat” I had with a middle manager in a major (non-media) company who told me if I worked hard I might one day get to his level. https://t.co/hXp0PwNGBE
— Jane Merrick (@janemerrick23) May 30, 2019
What a solid bloke and only a single century out of date. https://t.co/giFvwd2MXG
— Kit de Waal (@KitdeWaal) May 30, 2019
There was also this …
But why is it not universally acknowledged that Dominic Raab has the actual actual voice of the actual actual Alan B'Stard? https://t.co/0i1VkPTTvv
— Hugo Rifkind (@hugorifkind) May 30, 2019