Dear politicians, stop being so awkward on Instagram
Politicians love social media, they really do.
But, quite frankly, it’s getting a bit awkward.
They started on Facebook and Twitter, relentlessly updating their feeds from inside the House of Commons.
And it seems they’ve found a new favourite. Enter Instagram.
Once the playground of show-offs boasting about their picture perfect lives, the photo-sharing platform has now been infiltrated by the Westminster bubble.
From embarrassing group photos to stage-managed poses, it’s all become too painful to watch.
But watch we did…
Here’s David Warburton checking in with his constituents in Somerset
Andrew Gwynne thinks we might want to see his ‘lurgy selfie’
But we will take pics of your pet Chihuahua
Tracey Crouch looks pretty happy with herself
Chuka Umunna joins the headphones hype
James Cleverly on his way to work and mastering the sultry selfie while he’s at it – well, sort of
Fancy a career change Clive Lewis?
Nothing like a piano-side photo op to perfect the awkward arm
Amanda Solloway is quite literally ‘laying a brick!’
If in doubt, find something to lean on
Jacob Rees-Mogg Part One: Alone in the countryside
Part Two: Still alone in the countryside
Part Three: Gently strokes calf with friends, including mini-me son
Stella Creasy is so ready for her close-up now
The wooden smiles. The closeness. Sadiq Khan and Hillary Clinton are just too awkward
Who has two thumbs and loves Raynes Park?
If Stephen Twigg isn’t on something, he will tackle it
Get a room you two!
On that note, we’ll leave you with Michael Fabricant offering up a ‘swollen cucumber’
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