Twitter was alight following the profitable ITV Leaders Debate on Tuesday night time. Prime Minister Boris Johnson went head-to-head with the Labour chief, clashing over quite a lot of points together with Brexit. Political commentator Tom Harwood gave his verdict on the present, however was left gobsmacked at who favored his tweet.
Initially, he wrote: “Tbf it’s kind of questionable that Boris shared a platform tonight with a infamous racist.
“Serious questions should be raised.”
However to his shock, the official Michel Barnier Twitter account then favored the tweet.
Upon seeing the like, Mr Harwood added: “Omg.
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Twitter was alight following the profitable ITV Leaders Debate on Tuesday night time
“Pretty sure this is a bit of a blow to Labour’s renegotiation plans…”
On Twitter, it seems Mr Barnier’s account has now unliked the tweet.
Mr Harwood shared together with his 56,700 followers a screenshot that confirmed the account favored his tweet.
Folks reacted with amazement on the EU’s chief negotiator to the UK’s obvious liking of the tweet.
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One wrote: “Hilarious!”
One other stated: “The 12 months is 2022. Simply over two years into Corbyn’s coalition of chaos, commentators debate how the UK ended up bankrupt, crippled by punitive tariffs following its acrimonious expulsion from the EU and resultant commerce struggle.
“To think, it all started with that one Liked tweet…”
A 3rd wrote: “Barnier trolling Corbyn – What a bizarre night of politics this has been.”
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It comes after polls counsel Mr Johnson narrowly beat Mr Corbyn on the Leaders’ Debate programme.
A YouGov Ballot says 51 p.c of the 1,646 voters selected the Prime Minister as their winner.
Labour Chief got here an in depth second on 49 p.c, in response to Sky Information.
Chris Curtis, YouGov’s political analysis supervisor, stated: “Our snap ballot exhibits that the general public is split on who received the controversy, with most Labour voters considering Jeremy Corbyn received, most Conservative voters considering Boris Johnson received, and only a few folks altering their minds.
“However given the Conservatives went into this debate within the lead, they are going to hope the dearth of a knockout blow means they’ll keep this till voting day.”
How Brexit unfolded
House Secretary Priti Patel stated: “It was fairly clear Boris was the one prime minister on the stage this night.
“However truly I believe he was very robust on the NHS and difficult Corbyn fairly frankly on Brexit the place Corbyn successfully refused for 9 occasions to stipulate what his plan was, whether or not or not he was going to be for Go away or Stay.”
Tory Social gathering chairman James Cleverly stated: “Tonight Boris Johnson set out the selection dealing with voters at this election – a majority Authorities that may get Brexit executed so the nation can transfer on, or yet one more gridlocked hung Parliament that may spend all of 2020 arguing about Brexit.
“Jeremy Corbyn confirmed precisely why he’s unfit to manipulate our nation. He failed 9 occasions to say the place he stands on Brexit. He refused to rule out a second referendum on Scotland in return for Nicola Sturgeon’s assist to place him into Downing Avenue.
“He would not say how Labour would sort out limitless and uncontrolled immigration or how he would maintain Britain secure. And his fantasy economics would take a sledgehammer to the British financial system – leaving hardworking taxpayers to foot the invoice.
“The choice on 12th December is clearer than ever: vote for Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour for extra Brexit delay, a damaged financial system and the chaos of two referendums. Or vote for Boris Johnson and the Conservatives so we are able to get Brexit executed and give attention to our police, hospitals and colleges.”