Eric Pickles, a British Local Government minister, proved to his Twitter fans that he can not only take a joke but can also return the favor. Chancellor George Osborne poked fun at Pickles during his spending review speech, calling him “the model of lean government.”
But what he didn’t know was that the following Twitter picture of him eating a gourmet burger could be misused, and it was!
George Osborne Twitter
Eric Pickles posted a picture of himself eating salad in the same pose indirectly telling Osborne that he was indeed the model of lean government, at least in his dietary choices:
Eric Pickles Twitter
But Twitter users didn’t seem to agree with Pickles because they took on the task of photo-shopping his image and editing different foods into the original “salad” picture:
And there are other people posing in the same way now:
I don't believe it - George Osborne has started an internet trend. First Eric Pickles, now Paxo: pic.twitter.com/xQuTUHEw0W— Peter Campbell (@Petercampbell1) June 27, 2013
Finishing touches being put on a story about Eric Pickles pic.twitter.com/bxfKOYzpxs— Alex Hunt (@iAlexhunt) June 27, 2013
This is just crazy! Isn’t it? If you have any photoshopped images to share do reply us in the comments!