Channel 4 had an ice block in place of Boris Johnson – 8 hot takes

For the first time in any UK general election campaign, the leaders of the main parties had a debate on the specific topic of the climate emergency – well, some of them did. In spite of being invited, neither Boris Johnson nor Nigel Farage took part, so Channel 4 put in placeholders.

Although both Michael Gove and Boris Johnson’s dad, Stanley, offered to stand in, the debate went ahead with the ice sculptures in place, and this is what people had to say about that.

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Buzzfeed’s news editor, Alan White, saw how the ice block could solve another Boris Johnson absenteeism problem.

At least it could *looks to camera* stay cool under pressure.

Source: Channel 4, Twitter, Image: Channel 4, Guardian on YouTube, Twitter

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