Poor old Emily Thornberry. Labour is having a torrid time in the local elections and during her appearance on the BBC this morning, things took a turn for the worse for the shadow foreign secretary. Thornberry – who Mr S previously revealed is known as ET by Jeremy Corbyn — was there to try and defend Labour’s dire results.
The only sticking point? ET could not phone home. Alas, her phone wasn’t working so she couldn’t stay in touch with Labour HQ. Thornberry spent several minutes attempting to get her mobile to work before a worried Huw Edwards stepped in to ask her what was wrong:
‘It’s not even my iPhone. I don’t know how it works. it’s just got an Apple on it. It’s only got about five per cent battery’.
Mr S thinks that given how dreadfully Labour is doing Thornberry might be better off keeping her phone switched off to avoid hearing any more bad news…