Jacob Rees-Mogg claims Matt Hancock is a successful genius – 9 funniest counterclaims
In the wake of Dominic Cummings publishing messages that suggest Boris Johnson believes Matt Hancock to be “fucking hopeless”, Leader of the House, Jacob Rees-Mogg, leapt to the Health Secretary’s defence with this glowing endorsement.
“the brilliant, the one and only successful genius”
It’s like listening to Jools Holland introducing his next guest, rather than a senior politician describe the man who sent infected patients back into care homes. We just hope they don’t do a duet.
Twitter wasn’t buying it.
After Jacob Rees-Mogg hails Matt Hancock as a 'successful genius', Oxford Dictionary publishers call urgent crisis meeting.
— Have I Got News For You (@haveigotnews) June 17, 2021
Jacob Rees-Mogg calling Matt Hancock a "successful genius" could explain why Mogg's hedge fund underperforms and he has to moonlight as a hard-right lobbyist masquerading as a politician on behalf of rich neoliberals https://t.co/fc7FGxylJ4
— Will Black (@WillBlackWriter) June 17, 2021
Matt Hancock is a "successful genius" in the same way a dog chewing a squeaking rubber newspaper is a journalist.
— Jason (@NickMotown) June 17, 2021
Jacob Rees-Mogg looks like a man whose only mate is a little Edwardian girl who’s been haunting him.
— Chimene Suleyman (@chimenesuleyman) June 17, 2021
Matt Hancock is a successful genius in the same way that Donald Trump was a stable one.
— Mr Roger Quimbly (@RogerQuimbly) June 17, 2021
Jacob Rees Mogg described Matt Hancock as a "Successful Genius".
What the actual f…..
The Tories are really throwing a 'protective shield' around each other.
— Teresa 🇬🇧🇪🇺 #FBPE #ProgressiveAlliance (@iampetmutton) June 17, 2021
brb, putting 'successful genius' on business cards https://t.co/nJTt0DqIHA
— Dr Hannah Murray is on ASOS (@hl_murray) June 17, 2021
Just to confirm. 'Matt Hancock is a successful genius' is not one of our headlines.
— NewsBiscuit ℹ️ (@NewsBiscuit) June 17, 2021
If Totally Hopeless Matt Hancock is a ‘successful genius’ then bang goes his chance of an insanity plea at his forthcoming criminal trial. Thanks Jacob Rees-Morgue! pic.twitter.com/EFKZRY8RW6
— Brexit Buster (@BrexitBuster) June 17, 2021
In the interest of fairness, Matt Hancock won’t leave office without at least one distinction.
It’s all very well for you all to keep criticising @MattHancock, but he has achieved something remarkable that I never thought could be done – and nobody else could possibly have done except him. He’s made Jeremy Hunt look like a competent Health Secretary.
— Alex (@JudgeDewie) June 17, 2021
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