Chimney sweep or Bob the Builder? PM's set mocked

Theresa May was compared to Thomas the Tank Engine, a chimney sweep, Bob the Builder and even a Pink Floyd hit as she attempted to deliver a key message on housing.
As the Prime Minister sent a warning to developers not to sit on land and outlined new planning rules, many viewers ended up being distracted by the choice of set for her speech in east London.
Appearing in front of a mock brick wall, Mrs May quickly became a target for PhotoShop fans and Twitter users.Some pointed out the Prime Minister literally had her "back against the wall", others claimed the design was more appropriate for a school project, while the design was even labelled an example of "fake mews".The Liberal Democrats also branded the set design as "the worst thing this Government has done".Among the pick of the tweets, the PM was given a sootier appearance...
Twitter says it makes her look like she's standing in a chimney— Ross Kempsell (@rosskempsell) March 5, 2018
Mrs May was compared to everyone's favourite locomotive show...
The PM’s speech backdrop reminds me of Thomas the Tank Engine when the Fat Controller had a naughty train shut away in a tunnel. I am sure this wasn’t the look No 10 were after ...— James Lewis (@JamesLewisLab) March 5, 2018
Could she build it...?— Battles (@366Battles) March 5, 2018
All in all she's...
All in all you're just another brick in the wall— Lib Dem Press Office (@LibDemPress) March 5, 2018
And, cast your mind back quite far...
Why has Theresa May held her press conference in a Windows 95 screensaver?— Ben Skipper (@bskipper27) March 5, 2018
See also:
Leave a comment
  • Latest
  • Read
  • Commented
Calendar Content
«    Декабрь 2018    »