7 favourite reactions to Dominic Cummings’ ramble about a kids’ TV show
Just when you think unelected bureaucrat, Dominic Cummings, has got as weird as he’s going to get, he ramps it up a little.
Having gone on the record as being opposed to the HS2 project, the news that
his puppet the Prime Minister had given it the go-ahead brought up some questions.
Dominic Cummings says "we need PJ Masks on the job"
Asked for his response to the government's decision to go ahead with HS2, the PM's senior adviser channels the crime-fighting superheroes and says: "The night time is the right time to fight crime"https://t.co/62QwKDsUwN pic.twitter.com/2nw0PAZiV7
— BBC Politics (@BBCPolitics) February 11, 2020
You what, mate?
“The night time is the right time to fight crime – I can’t think of a rhyme.”
Apparently, that’s from the theme tune of animated kids’ show, PJ Masks – although, we listened to it and it sounded like “bedtime is the right time” to us.
Obviously, people had thoughts.
I can't get enough of Dominic Cummings thinking he is a genius but actually being a certifiable nobheadpic.twitter.com/eYzlGDUzBC
— end of daves ❄️ 🥕 (@davemacladd) February 11, 2020
Cabinet relations going well, I see.
Boris Johnson's top aide Dom Cummings suggests that cartoon superheroes PJ Masks would "do a better job than all of them put together". https://t.co/EAIIbiAarT
— Pippa Crerar (@PippaCrerar) February 11, 2020
We're living in an episode of Nathan Barley. https://t.co/KJwJBt71Sg
— Hannah O'Hanrahahanrahan (@buntyhoven) February 11, 2020
To be fair, last time he was doorstepped he breezily tried to school the former Attorney General on constitutional law, shortly before the Supreme Court handed his arse to him, so the kids TV stuff is probably safer. https://t.co/HrQ0oGBtMb
— Tom Peck (@tompeck) February 11, 2020
Only Brexit Day +2 weeks & it's beginning to feel rather like having David Icke running the country & ranting about reptiles … 🦎 🙄🇪🇺 https://t.co/Xdvwk1CEob
— Rosh Mallaghan #WeAreRemain 🇪🇺 (@roshbeth) February 11, 2020
FACTCHECK VERDICT; Partially true.
According to the ONS there has been a significant decrease in violent crime committed at night from 65% in 2008 to around 54% now.
— Carl Dinnen (@carldinnen) February 11, 2020
The unelected man who’s running the country is showing signs of being completely off his face this morning.#DominicCummings
— Kevin Dunn (@Adeodatus) February 11, 2020
Finally, the Telegraph’s Arts and Entertainment Editor had this experienced take on the whole thing.
Everyone says he's a genius but only an idiot would call for PJ Masks instead of Paw Patrol https://t.co/RZ2h5zrgwH
— Anita Singh (@anitathetweeter) February 11, 2020