Mystery posters are trolling politicians with their own words

Mysterious billboards have been spotted trolling politicians with rash promises that they must wish people would forget.

First up was this tweet that David Cameron must wish had been deleted – his promise from the 2015 election campaign:

“Britain faces a simple and inescapable choice – stability and strong Government with me, or chaos with Ed Miliband” the former Tory PM warned solemnly.

And we all know how “stable and strong” things have been since he uttered those words, resigned straight after losing a divisive EU referendum campaign, which has left Britain with so much stability that we need this poster to remind us thanks!

The next poster to appear contained these perhaps over-optimistic words from David Davis who resigned as Brexit Secretary last year, angry at the Brexit deal he had been responsible for working on.

“There will be no downside to Brexit,” he had promised. “Only a considerable upside.”

The mystery posters were put up by Led By Donkeys who remained tight-lipped about who they are but told The London Economic: “We feel we’re offering a public information service.

“The people steering the ship of state have a lamentable record of predicting the future, and yet as ministers and backbenchers they’re now telling us that Brexit will lead to the Sunlit uplands. So we’re recording for posterity what they once said.”

And they hinted: “Next stop leave-voting regions.”

Led By Donkeys say they are “a merry band of concerned citizens” and not affiliated to or involved with any political Brexit groups.

They told The London Economic that they are “just doing our thing after having a conversation down the pub, coming up with the idea and thinking ‘Sod it, let’s just do it.'”

The pranksters have offered up a series of tweets that politicians (should) regret saying and are asking people to vote on which should be made into the next poster.

You can vote by retweeting or liking your favourite:

David Davis
David Davis, in better days

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1 Response

  1. Meg Mansfield

    Please post Mystery Posters as a separate post so it can be easily shared. It’s brilliant. People should see this comparison

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