The Conservatives tweeted a motivational poster in Comic Sans – the 11 hottest burns

The Conservative Twitter account has been very busy recently, tweeting every different way of saying “Get Brexit done” that they can think of; the trouble with that is that they’re not very good at it. For example, how motivational do you consider an animation that looks like it was made on a ZX Spectrum?

One tweet that got a lot of attention, if not the kind they would have liked, was this:

Their choice of the universally reviled Comic Sans caused a torrent of burns.

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Even the BBC’s Newsnight mildly trolled them, with this change of look …


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Political sketch writer Tom Peck believed the choice was due to strategy rather than poor taste.

And for how many decades has this been going on?

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