You really couldn’t make this up. Seriously.
After getting their social media behinds kicked by Jeremy Corbyn and his supporters during the General Election campaign, the Tories decided – as Tories do – that they needed their own ‘grass-roots’ social media presence.
So, being Tories, they decided to buy one, by setting up a ‘professional’, official Twitter account to do what their fevered minds imagine is ‘inspiring the young chaps and chapesses’.
The account they set up was @activate_uk_net, to ape their tortured website address. Trying to be cool, they launched it with what many are terming the weirdest and least effective meme in internet history. Nobody understands what it’s trying to say or do:
But a certain alt-right publication – as it subsequently trumpeted – told them their Twitter handle had too many underscores. So they changed it:
But there’s one problem with changing your Twitter handle that the…
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