It may be too late to swing the Labour leadership, but that hasn’t stopped Yvette Cooper making a late entry for sassiest candidate.
In a last bid to get out the vote, Cooper tweeted an emoji message to her supporters:
(Translated from under-25-speak, this reads “time is running out, we’re heading to the finish, vote now for Labour’s Yvette Cooper).
Female emoji options are limited, and naturally there were some quibbles:
Which Cooper handled like a pro:
The real delight came, however, when the Sun decided to take a swipe.
They pithily tweeting “Oh god, there’s only a few hours left – what haven’t we tried?”
“Emojis? But I’m not sure. . .”
Luckily, the jibe was no match for the Shadow Home Secretary:
You tell ‘em, Yvette. As a reward from the NS web team, we’ve made you a custom emoji: