Consider, if you will, these tweets.
Then consider this.
So: hm. I mean: the first tweets say that Theresa May had said no to a snap election. All caps no, in fact. NO to a snap election. But also she’s definitely called a snap election, hasn’t she. She’s definitely called a snap election.
It’s almost like – and bear with me on this one – it’s almost like Theresa May was having us on when she REPEATEDLY said there wasn’t going to be a snap election.
June, 2016: “there should be no general election until 2020”.
September, 2016: “I’m not going to be calling a snap election”.
October, 2016: “a general election before 2020 would cause instability”.
March, 2017: “there is not going to be a general election”.