The government seriously misread the room with a tweet about the pubs reopening – 14 devastating owns

The jury is out on whether the pubs should be opening on Saturday, and how safe it is.

Are customers going to maintain social distancing after three pints of lager and a couple of sneaky shots?

However, there were clearly no such qualms in the Treasury – the government department that doesn’t even pretend it isn’t all about the money – as they tweeted this:

The backlash was swift and thorough.

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