After accidentally re-tweeting a poem about Labour being full of “queers”, birthday boy Matt Hancock is getting a ribbing today. Lucy Rigby is from Islington, yet is carpetbagging up in Lincoln as the Labour Party candidate. Where to start with her attempt at a limerick for National Poetry Day?
There was a Tory minister called Matt,
Who likened himself to Churchill & Pitt.
But then he tweeted some rubbish,
And ended up looking a
— Lucy Rigby (@LucyRigby) October 2, 2014
Limericks should be structured in five-line anapestic meter with a strict rhyme scheme of AABBA. Not only is Rigby’s crap attempt only four lines, it barely even makes sense. ‘Matt’ and ‘Pitt’ do not rhyme, even if you are trying to fake a different accent to disguise the fact that you are standing 141 miles from your north London comfort zone. This may well be the worst Tweet from an aspiring politician Guido has ever seen.