Twitter just hijacked David Cameron’s online election campaign, and the results are fantastic

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#VoteConservative was as simple as it was brilliant. David Cameron’s final rallying call on the day of the local elections. A chance for Twitter’s Tories to express themselves.

Conservative HQ then erupted with joy and surprise – #VoteConservative was trending within minutes. But as rapidly as the joy came, it turned to horror:

https://twitter.com/Emilie_Zola/status/728155843904987137

Quite a statement. Cameron’s electoral techniques are also coming back to bite him:

https://twitter.com/Brummie_Jen/status/728170895185989633

Sometimes simplicity is the ticket:

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People are delivering cold, hard truths too:

The Conservative government made a record-breaking £26bn through selling off our assets, often at a loss, in 2015. George Osborne and his ilk continue to value short term, one-off financial gains over more profitable long term investment that would leave the taxpayer much better off.

Also in 2015, the Department for Communities and Local Government reported a 55% increase in rough sleepers since Mr Cameron became Prime Minister in 2010.

At least Cameron can be happy that blogger Tom Pride takes a moment to honour George Osborne’s record:

One Twitter user turned it into a poetry competition:

Here’s some of the best:

Smooth. People aren’t forgetting about the Panama Papers:

https://twitter.com/AmnesiacBrian/status/728160839413293056

Cameron’s rallying call continues to be endlessly trolled:

There is abundant advice for Tory voters on Twitter this polling day:

You begin to laugh until you realise how close to the truth this is. Here’s some ways the Conservatives have abused Britain’s disabled citizens:

  • The bedroom tax disproportionately affects disabled people and can lead to them being kicked out their home.
  • The Work Capability Assessment (WCA) has been linked to causing 590 suicides and 279,000 cases of mental illness.
  • Nearly 14,000 disabled people have had their mobility cars confiscated after a change in benefit assessment.
  • Punishing those who need help by charging them for ringing to make claims.
  • Needlessly took £30-a-week from disabled citizens through ESA cuts.

Cameron’s support of the tyrannical Saudi regime, which is essentially ISIS (Daesh) with an embassy, also made an appearance:

It’s important to think of the NHS at the polling stations:

What makes this all the more amusing is that the Conservative party spends hundreds of thousands of pounds trying to get an edge on social media, and still falls flat on its face.

Polling day is the perfect day to hold Cameron to account for the past 6 years of transferring wealth from the already poor to the already rich. The nation’s richest 1,000 families have more than doubled their net wealth since the crisis, while disabled citizens and the most vulnerable have been hammered.

This is not an accident, but the aim of Conservative policies. Hats off to Twitter for showing the true meaning behind #VoteConservative.

Get involved!

  • Remember to get out and vote on 5 May!

Featured image via Twitter (@PMOTUK)

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