Jeremy Corbyn's latest media offensive gets spoof treatment

Written by Rod Muir on 22 November 2016 in Diary
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The Labour leader had hoped to woo voters with talk of 'cyber physical systems'.

Labour’s latest social media offensive has been widely lampooned with the party accused of pushing out a series of impenetrable Twitter messages.

A series of tweets by Jeremy Corbyn is believed to be the first evidence of the party preparing for a possible early general election.

Labour is also reported to have commissioned work from the polling company BMG Research and the advertising agency Krow Communications.

In the messages, Jeremy Corbyn promised a "framework for a new settlement with business" and said Labour was “setting out the path to a better alternative that’s about good intervention”.

He also bamboozled many Twitter users with talk of developing “cyber physical systems”.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

One senior Labour PR professional immediately slammed the ads as “madness”. Stuart Bruce, who helped to run Andy Burnham’s 2010 Labour leadership campaign, also said that the new strategy “makes the edstone look sane”.

Others Twitter users came up with alternative versions of the posters…

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Photo: Press Association

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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