In the wake of Labour’s general election defeat Breitbart Associate Editor Milo Yiannopoulos poses an important question:
— Milo Yiannopoulos (@Nero) May 8, 2015
With a well-honed sense of perspective, Alison Flood of The Guardian writes: “some days, stories about the bleakest possible futures are strangely appealing. I’m in the mood for Raymond Briggs and Stephen King – how about you?” How have the celebrities of the Left reacted?
Deeply suspicious of anyone out and about in London who doesn’t look completely devastated today. — Josie Long (@JosieLong) May 8, 2015
Just thinking about which other facist regimes I’d rather live under than a Tory led Britian ………………..
— lily (@lilyallen) May 8, 2015
Fucking numb. Can’t feel a thing, like that moment just after stubbing your toe, when you know it will be agony but the pain hasn’t started. — Mark Steel (@mrmarksteel) May 7, 2015
Most terrifying of all is the Tories won as the Nasty Party. What does that say about Britain?
— Kevin Maguire (@Kevin_Maguire) May 8, 2015
And in case that wasn’t clear enough, Charlotte continued:
The politics of fear is the politics of control and we’ve given the reigns to the bogey men.
— Charlotte Church (@charlottechurch) May 8, 2015
What’s that about politics of fear? Let’s ask JK Rowling:
And Jason Manford:
Ah well. NHS, it’s been a pleasure knowing you. Thank you for everything.
— JasonManford (@JasonManford) May 7, 2015
In case you were wondering who helped the Conservatives win:
That Russell Brand thing worked out. Woo! That showed ’em! Smash the system!* *Sit at home and scratch your arse. — Chris Addison (@mrchrisaddison) May 8, 2015
We’re all Rupert’s children.
— Armando Iannucci (@Aiannucci) May 8, 2015
And from one of Iannucci’s regular colleagues:
“Game of Thrones” fans will enjoy Jon Snow’s balanced reference to a memorable night:
What happened overnight? My verdict on the real life ‘red wedding’. https://t.co/vQ8UW3Oeg6
— Jon Snow (@jonsnowC4) May 8, 2015
So what should the Left do now? Ask their spiritual leaders:
Don’t mourn. Organise. And this time, let’s actually mean it.
— Owen Jones (@OwenJones84) May 8, 2015
Ah well, it’s not called the struggle for nothing. Come on.
— Mark Thomas (@markthomasinfo) May 8, 2015
Election Result: My Reaction TREW NEWS https://t.co/6AtRapGMFp
— Russell Brand (@rustyrockets) May 8, 2015
For the final word from the Left, back to David Schneider:
What a crazy result. Good night and see you in 2020. Elections, eh? pic.twitter.com/vsIVBROto5
— David Schneider (@davidschneider) May 8, 2015
And to leave on a positive note, from Breitbart contributor Katie Hopkins:
— Katie Hopkins (@KTHopkins) May 8, 2015