19 June 2014 Labour accidentally tweets promise to give everyone an owl Twit-twooing voters: the Labour Press Team has made its best announcement yet. Owl. Photo: Getty Sign UpGet the New Statesman's Morning Call email. Sign-up The Labour Press Team ruffled some feathers (yep.) this afternoon by tweeting: "Everybody should have his own owl". They deleted it, but here's a screengrab: Photo: Twitter Pundits are labelling it Labour's second Claws IV moment. Although this is one of the most popular pledges Labour has come up with of late, this mole is a little concerned at the sexist nature of the policy. Why only "his"? Miliband and his circle of white, privileged, owl-wielding cronies have some questions to answer. Here he is in the Commons: Why is this Tory-led government so out of touch when it comes to owls? pic.twitter.com/XG35D2YsM2 — General Boles (@GeneralBoles) June 19, 2014 Labour's response: We had hoped our compulsory owl guarantee would be a head turning policy, but sadly it's no longer going to take flight. #tweettwoo — Labour Press Team (@labourpress) June 19, 2014 Pun Nation. Update The Labour Press account now says the owl announcement was a result of a hack: For those asking, the owl tweet was a result of our twitter account being hacked. Hopefully we're out of the woods now. — Labour Press Team (@labourpress) June 19, 2014 › Ed Miliband looks to get tough on Generation Y I'm a mole, innit. Subscribe For more great writing from our award-winning journalists subscribe for just £1 per month!