#BaeOfPigs - the best Twitter reactions to David Cameron's #piggate scandal
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Notice how in this picture David Cameron isn't wearing his wedding ring. Suspicious... pic.twitter.com/ZfHcYfrOem— Ryan Shields (@BarackObadyin) September 20, 2015
There were reactions from other politicans and government bodies:
When you're 15 minutes into Peppa Pig and chill and then David Cameron gives you this look pic.twitter.com/xeX9INEHhX— David Skuzbee (@davidskuzbee) September 20, 2015
— ALVX WILSON (@adjwilson) September 20, 2015
People were looking forward to the next Prime Minister's Questions:
I have been writing my #gpconf speech tonight. I have not been distracted. At all.— Natalie Bennett (@natalieben) September 20, 2015
I hope Jeremy Corbyn is going to read out questions from members of the public again this Wednesday.— Charlie Brooker (@charltonbrooker) September 20, 2015
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"So I ask the Prime Minister, are the allegations true?" "No." "So the media is... telling porkies?" *Corbyn high-fives entire front bench*— The_No_Show (@The_No_Show) September 20, 2015
— Ian Martin (@IanMartin) September 20, 2015There were references to classic literature:
This has just clarified my view that David Cameron is just an older version of Jack from Lord Of The Flies— Abby Tomlinson (@twcuddleston) September 20, 2015
People started wondering if Charlie Brooker was a sorcerer:
Of course, the pig in Animal Farm represents Stalin, so Cameron will simply say he was battling communism on an allegorical level.— James Martin (@Pundamentalism) September 20, 2015
Shit. Turns out Black Mirror is a documentary series.— Charlie Brooker (@charltonbrooker) September 20, 2015
There were puns:
Just to clear it up: nope, I’d never heard anything about Cameron and a pig when coming up with that story. So this weirds me out.— Charlie Brooker (@charltonbrooker) September 20, 2015
They should obviously call this scandal 'Bae of Pigs'— Seán (@glittercrisis) September 20, 2015
lol David Hameron lol— Steve Grzesiak (@oohhangon) September 20, 2015
All in all, the internet rose to the occasion magnificently:
netflix n swill— jessica wokefield (@hummusandpizza) September 20, 2015
How long until the pig is slut-shamed. The pig was asking for it because short pig skirt / drunk / attractive pig #piggate— HannahJane Parkinson (@ladyhaja) September 21, 2015
Well done everyone!
pig: come over cameron: i can't i'm plotting further welfare cuts pig: my parents aren't home cameron: pic.twitter.com/KJ2Ni474CJ— nasie, deep sea (@3nymph) September 20, 2015