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19 June 2014updated 09 Jun 2021 10:00am

Labour accidentally tweets promise to give everyone an owl

Twit-twooing voters: the Labour Press Team has made its best announcement yet.

By media mole

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.

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Here he is in the Commons:

Labour’s response:

Pun Nation. 

Update

The Labour Press account now says the owl announcement was a result of a hack: