Theresa May Should Have Checked History Of Man Whose Tweet She Used To Mock Jeremy Corbyn

”The first one was good,” May told Corbyn as she read out the tweet. “He might want to make sure he stays sitting down for this.”

But just hours after the smackdown, astute social media users began trawling through the man May quoted’s Twitter account, which revealed a string of controversial posts.

One tweet by Lewis, sent after the murder of a Polish man in Essex, said other Poles who were attacked could have “asked for it”, and played down police speculation it was a hate crime.