The 15 best reactions to the latest of the neverending election debates
Sunday night saw what felt like the 4,783rd election debate of the current campaign, yet another not featuring Boris Johnson, who had sent a junior minister from the Treasury to stand in for him, and also without Jeremy Corbyn, who had sent serial interview fluffer, Richard Burgon.
This is how Twitter responded:
The set itself came in for some stick.
— Jono (@jonoread) December 1, 2019
— Richard Littler (@richard_littler) December 1, 2019
I hope for the 2nd half they bring on 7 potters wheels and all have 4 minutes to make a teapot.
Jo Swinson getting into a pickle as she fashions the spout. Farage throwing caution to the wind and making an ashtray.
Lionel Blair as the Guest Judge. Anything but this #ITVDebate
— Tim Dawson (@Tim_R_Dawson) December 1, 2019
As did the party representatives.
Why is Nigel Farage on my telly and not where he should be, in a vulgar wine bar explaining to a bored escort how he once sold a structurally unsafe car to an unsuspecting Asian lad. #ITVDebate
— Sam Whyte (@SamWhyte) December 1, 2019
I'm wishing we had gone for the ice sculpture option instead of sending Rishi Sunak. It would have had more personality and charm. #ITVDebate
— Parody Boris Johnson (@BorisJohnson_MP) December 1, 2019
Can’t be arsed with this one.
It’s just yet another pointless…..
…..RICHARD BURGON’S ON?!?
— Geoff Norcott (@GeoffNorcott) December 1, 2019
Nigel Farage is wrong.
He hasn't spoken yet he's just wrong#itvdebate
— Hugh Moan (@weeshug72) December 1, 2019
— Dave Jones ️ (@WelshGasDoc) December 1, 2019