Who says that the Conservatives are stuffy and uptight? They seem to be hopping on to the craze of photographing food pretty quickly. With George Osbourne tweeting about his burger – and subsequently being mocked for not choosing a 99p Maccy D’s option now Eric Pickles is getting in on the act.
We know what you’re thinking, what could possibly be Pickle’s munching for his lunch…a big juicy steak? A rack of ribs? Nope, a paltry salad.
Hitting back at Osbourne’s school yard jibe during the Spending Review yesterday that Pickles was a ‘model of lean government’ he carefully staged a photograph to mimic that of the Tory chancellor, where he was pictured with a bowl of salad and a packet of carrots, “putting finishing touches” to a big speech.
Although, “hilarious” (not really) celebrity twitter users like former deputy Prime Minister John Prescott, uploaded their own photoshopped version of the image. Such as the salad being replaced by KFC.
We reckon that just five minutes earlier, we’d have seen Pickles’ REAL meal…
Written by Rachael
As well as being Editor here at The Spin Alley, Rachael is also a freelance journalist and blogger covering lifestyle, travel, culture, entertainment, media and online life for online and print publications.