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LedByDonkeys appear to have overreached themselves somewhat this time. A thread. 1/11
Flushed with the success of their crowdfunding campaign, which has raised a whopping £427,906 so far, they decided to take on @brexitparty_uk. Yep, brave of them. 2/11
Here, you can tell they had a brainwave. To make these look like real @brexitparty_uk posters, they needed the correct pantone colours, the logo, & of course, an imprint. Because, as TR found out to his cost, you can't put out proper election print media without an imprint. 3/11
So LBD gave their posters an imprint, thus helpfully identifying an address (or two) for service, or at which to point the @ElectoralCommUK, should @brexitparty_uk decide to do so. 4/11
First up, the billboard company, Showcase Outdoor Ltd of Dorset, who also help with advert design, production & fixing. Their booking form requests both phone and email details. 5/11 showcaseoutdoor.co.uk/who-we-are/
Secondly, a co-operative workers hub in Cardiff, Indycube LTD. Needless to say, there's no easily accessible registered company number on the website. 6/11 indycube.community/benefits
Just to muddy the waters, there's a FCA regulated entity, a converted/closed entity, a company that was a LLP member for a dissolved LLP & an LLP acting as a director to a mobile food stand. Easier to just pick up the phone. 7/11 beta.companieshouse.gov.uk/search?q=indyc…
Why do these details matter? Because the Donkeys got one Woke billboard badly wrong. Not that you'd know it from their disclaimer tweet. 8/11
This is the billboard in question. Note the implication. Ann Widdecombe is a staunch Catholic, and espouses the views of the Catholic church. But, despite the Donkeys' insistence, she didn't actually state what they claim. 9/11
The Donkeys took a phrase out of context. Ikr. Shocking. In a 2004 debate about same-sex marriage, Chris Bryant deliberately misrepresented traditional Christian values. Ann Widdecombe corrected him. 10/11 theyworkforyou.com/debates/?id=20…
The Donkeys could have acknowledged this. But no, it's more important to virtue-signal how triggering their billboard might be to vulnerable minorities. Here's a thought: People wouldn't "take her words at face value" if the Donkeys hadn't put it up. /END
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