I can do this article almost entirely via tweets. Read:
Tory cheerleaders thought jumping on Sturgeon’s comment would get them some sympathy. It did the opposite. Their “outrage” simply forced us to ask the question “is it right to detest this government?” Turns out, for most, it was an easy YES.
— Dr Dan Goyal (@danielgoyal) October 9, 2022
For anybody who’s been living under a rock, here’s Nicola Sturgeon’s contentious comment:
#bbclaurak – Is Liz Truss a friend or a foe?
— Haggis_UK 🇬🇧 🇪🇺 (@Haggis_UK) October 9, 2022
She detests the Tories and everything they stand for. Needless to say, the Tories didn’t like this – hence Dr Goyal’s comment above.
But others took a different view. Many others:
— Dayvid 🇺🇦 🇾🇪 🇵🇸 (@dayvidart) October 10, 2022
BREAKING: The people who made dumping shit on beaches our national sport are unclear why so many people detest them x
— Laura K Translator (@LKTranslator) October 10, 2022
There was no outrage, I even remember a senior tory Mp and a c list celebrity finding it funny that he was assaulted. No one cared. So miss me with this fake outrage.#DetestTories
— Mukhtar (@I_amMukhtar) October 10, 2022
Tories calling for polite debate after a decade of name calling and gaslighting.
They continue to take the piss. #PoliticsLive
— Tinker (@DamonMercy) October 10, 2022
And here’s the Labour Party perspective on it:
Just seen that Starmer has said he would never say he detests the Tories. Hard to think of a less surprising piece of news.
— Briefcase Michael (@BriefcaseMike) October 10, 2022
There’s always one person who lets us all down, isn’t there?