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A Tory MP attacked Labour over the rail strike and was owned into next week – 9 favourite takedowns

Rail strikes have brought large parts of the public transport system to a halt today and a common line of attack among Tory MPs is to blame it all on Labour.

And surely none of them did it better than Conservative member for Workington, Mark Jenkinson.

It started when the MP spotted this tweet by journalist Kate Ferguson about how teachers are coping with the train stoppage.

And here was Jenkinson’s take on it.

Except it wasn’t the slam-dunk he presumably thought it was. Here are our 9 favourite things people said about it on Twitter.

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Just in case the name rings a bell, Jenkinson was also the Tory MP who compared Boris Johnson’s Covid breaches to a parking fine.

To conclude …

https://twitter.com/miffythegamer/status/1539154336206422018?s=20&t=Z2AximdEZIRdqcyVKaD98g

And this.

And this!

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Source Twitter @markjenkinsonmp