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The best of Tweet like a lefty #tweetlikealefty

Tom Winnifrith
Thursday 7 February 2013

If you do not understand that this is irony then you are probably a delided sour faced lefty. Perhaps we should put humour on the National Curriculum. Anyhow if you have missed #tweetlikealefty on twitter this morning here are some of the best comedy tweets.

What do you mean, give to charity? I’ve already called for higher taxes!

I support freedom of speech, but some opinions shouldn’t be tolerated in our society.

This isn’t about the deficit, it’s about fairness and equality.

If we reversed the Tory cuts, there’d be higher tax revenues and a lower deficit.

The trouble with referendums is people might not understand the question.

A one-off 20% wealth tax on the richest 5% would clear the UK debt.

Foreign aid is about showing that we live in a civilised society.

All cultures are equally deserving of respect; on the other, Western culture is uniquely destructive and bad.

the labour front bench are from normal backgrounds

I’m a lefty feminist of course I have a sense of humor

Of course a postman who works himself into serious illness and a benefits cheat are both WORKING class

Guns in America harm people – ban them. Drugs here are great! legalise them!

‏@Free_Caledonia We need to tax the rich to pay for essential services like opera and ballet. #TweetLikeALefty

Journalist at the BBC. Views mine, not my employer’s. RTs not an endorsement.

Socialism hasn’t brought poverty, despair and desolation to every country that has embraced it. They weren’t doing it right

The world was created in May 2010. Everything before that was Thatcher’s fault or didn’t happen.

Capitalism is inhumane but competition is good for business

Businesses and individuals should pay more tax than legally obliged to do so, except for me.

Everything can be paid for by taxing bankers #tweetlikealefty

ah, but why borrow it when you can print it.

Smoking, Sky and skunk are human rights

Britain in the 1970’s was not socialist sorry

Starbucks should be nationalised

It’s all because Thatcher! hated poor people

If everybody was paid benefits they would pay more tax so it wouldn’t cost anything.

It’s the coalition’s fault Jessops, Comet & HMV have gone to the wall, not their piss-poor business models.

This has been fun, but I’ve got to jet off to my conference on carbon reduction.

Let’s spend money on building roads and bridges. Any kind. Anywhere.

How can you say the BBC is biased? I agree with everything it says.

Is #tweetlikealefty trending? that’s Thatcher’s fault.

I’m David Cameron.

And off topic another good tweet from today:

Chris Huhne wishes he could ‘turn back the clock’. Which let’s face it is yet another serious motoring offence. #CASSJAG

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About Tom Winnifrith
Tom Winnifrith is the editor of When he is not harvesting olives in Greece, he is (planning to) raise goats in Wales.
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