The PM’s office made an embarrassing faux pas
Despite having hundreds of images of David Cameron wearing a poppy available, Downing Street photoshopped a poppy onto the lapel of the prime minister.
Has the official 10 Downing Street Facebook page photoshopped a poppy onto David Cameron for their new picture? pic.twitter.com/inLOOVcR5G
— Dylan H Morris. (@dylanhm) November 2, 2015
Within an hour, the image on the official Twitter account of the prime minister had been changed to a picture of Cameron actually wearing a poppy.
But the public had already had the chance to describe the photoshopped image as “cheap”, “disrespectful” and “weird”. But Twitter, as always, saw the funny side.
I see NO evidence that David Cameron’s poppy pic was Photoshopped. People need to stop jumping to conclusions. pic.twitter.com/xISpGwESD1
— Tom Phillips (@flashboy) November 2, 2015
“That Cameron poppy picture is terrible!” they said. “Imagine if it had been Corbyn!”. Well – imagine no longer. pic.twitter.com/57hNLjiWDY
— T’Other Simon (@TOther_Simon) November 2, 2015
Here’s a poppy wearing a photoshopped David Cameron badge pic.twitter.com/8KPdPCTEEI
— ste (@stevahen) November 2, 2015
— Stuart Robertson (@stupendous223) November 2, 2015
— Ian Payne (@01101001) November 2, 2015
Number 10’s first crude attempt to photoshop a poppy onto an old pic of David Cameron was an even bigger blunder. pic.twitter.com/AXFyG2CcVU
— David Whitley (@mrdavidwhitley) November 2, 2015