Lib Dem leader Ed Davey destroyed a ‘blue wall’ with an orange mallet – 9 funniest brickbats
The Lib Dems were celebrating a huge electoral upset today whey they took everyone by surprise by overturning a huge Tory majority in the Chesham and Amersham by-election.
It prompted lots of talk about the chances of the Lib Dems winning in other so-called ‘blue wall’ seats and Lib Dem leader Ed Davey took the idea very literally indeed. By doing this.
Lib Dem leader Ed Davey demolishes a “blue wall” with a small orange hammer to represent his party’s victory in Conservative seat Chesham and Amersham pic.twitter.com/o4tqjhwNZe
— Joseph Cassidy (@josephdcassidy) June 18, 2021
What better way to celebrate a stunning electoral win than inviting the entire internet to take the piss out of you? Which it promptly did.
Here are our 9 favourite responses.
— Tim Shipman (@ShippersUnbound) June 18, 2021
Is it just me or does "when a really strong orange force goes against a blue wall" sound a bit like taking a 10.30pm piss in a pub urinal? https://t.co/XGRw05zbyL
— Hugo Rifkind (@hugorifkind) June 18, 2021
This is the single worst photo op I’ve ever seen, and I survived the Ed Stone https://t.co/q0RIe93Ipv
— James Ball (@jamesrbuk) June 18, 2021
The most embarrassing thing you'll witness today. https://t.co/yU8QhY1GBC
— Will Tanner (@Will_Tanner) June 18, 2021
From concept to delivery, this has to be among the most Lib Dem things I've ever seen. https://t.co/p3K3NF8RuY
— Andrew Smith (@andrew_graeme) June 18, 2021
Source Twitter @josephdcassidy
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