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UKIP Mistake Cathedral For Mosque

by: Simon Cressy | on: Wednesday, 26 November 2014, 20:16

South Thanet UKIP branch have been left with egg on their face after making a huge mistake on the social network Twitter.

The BBC politics programme Daily Politics made a posting on their own Twitter feed that was attempting to demonstrate whether Nigel Farage had what it takes to become Prime Minister.

The BBC reporter Giles Dilnot posted a photo of two boxes, one labelled “Yes” and the other “No” and asked locals to take part in a simple opinion poll by posting a coloured ball in the appropriate box, with the results being revealed on the programme today.

South Thanet UKIP, the same area in Kent where Nigel Farage is aiming to become an MP in the general election next year to exception to the photograph posting a reply that said ” Perfect place to hold vote in front of a mosque in London. The BBC’s random means selective”

The BBC reporter attempted to explain that they might be wrong about their facts writing “You are SO wrong you might be embarrassed by that”

South Thanet UKIP asked Dilnot for the location and the BBC journalist was only too happy to oblige, informing the red faced Kippers that the photo was actually taken outside Westminster Cathedral !!

Here are some of the tweets

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  • downwithpants

    Maybe one day it will be a mosque….did I just hear a collective xenophobic butthole tighten?

  • Jekyll

    Jeez wiz, really?!? wow!

  • cmyfe .

    Have the box in front of a pub or better yet in front of a drug selling junkie and you might get a few “yes” votes.

  • HSkol

    So, what I’m hearing is that the dome does not involve indoor sporting events. Just joking. *runs fast* . . . *again* . . .

  • Zan

    From what I know domes in mosques are initiated but the Mughals.

  • HSkol

    Ha. Well, I can likely be labeled a social media nuisance. 🙂

  • Tanveer ¯_(ツ)_/¯ Khan

    I was about to say “there’s a flipping cross at the front”. XD

  • The greenmantle

    Why do mosques have domes ? Is it because they are copying a certain church in Turkey that became a mosque 😉

    Sir David

  • Dr.S
  • Capt. JB Hennessy

    Well its become obvious. The Muslims are disguising their Mosques as Churches and Cathedrals. Good to see UKIP seeing it the way it is instead of relying on facts.

  • Laurent Weppe

    Same thing happens to the Church Jeanne d’Arc in Nice, near where I live: some people from outside the town see this and immediately assume that it’s a mosque: apparently the massive cross above the front door is not big enough a hint.

  • Sorry, I don’t have Twitter. I also don’t have snapchat, instagram, all the rest, etc. I can be labeled a social media novice 🙂

  • HSkol

    Aayjay, I’d enjoy following you on Twitter, but I have no idea how to identify you. If your account is private, no need to respond to me. If you are public, would you mind letting me know how to find you? Thanks.

  • HSkol

    I’m not feeling incredibly imaginative right now. Thankfully it’s only 5:20 PM in my neck of the woods.

  • I will try as well at another time – its 2am in KSA.

  • HSkol

    Well, now I find myself impelled to be involved with this. We’ll see what happens. 🙂

  • Haven’t gotten a hang of twitter and hash tags yet – went right over my head or perhaps I didn’t try too hard.

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