Everyone’s making the same joke about Theresa May’s embarrassing U-turn [TWEETS]

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Theresa May has been forced into an embarrassing U-turn over her ‘dementia tax’. Although older people will still have savings and assets taken away from them to fund social care. There’s just potentially going to be a cap on how much that will be. A cap which May allegedly planned all along, but which wasn’t mentioned in her manifesto and still hasn’t been given a figure. Despite the fact that she is the one who called this unexpected election.


As a result of this absolute mess, many people are making very similar jokes about our current PM’s alleged strength and stability:

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The right are also picking up on this display of weakness and instability:


Another key complaint is honesty. Despite the fact that, just last week, The Daily Mail wrote on its front page: “at last, a PM not afraid to be honest with you”.


Other people are pointing out that it’s unsurprising that May is too scared to stand up for her own policy. This being from a leader who avoids meeting the public, refuses to face the leader of the opposition, and refuses to give us a real account of who she is beyond meaningless slogans.

And people also aren’t forgetting the role the media must play in not letting May off the hook with this:

Wrong and unable

This election is showing the country what people who follow politics have known for a while. May is not cut out to be Prime Minister. She refuses to answer questions. She U-turns. And she blames others for her mistakes; in this latest instance blaming Jeremy Corbyn for pointing out the problems with her manifesto that she’s trying to spin her way out of.

It’s important that we see this U-turn for what it is. An attempt to minimise bad publicity while maintaining a policy that will penalise people for becoming old and in need of care.

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