It’s been the top trend on Twitter most of the day, but why is #CameronMustGo trending today? We take a look.
This morning, thousands of NHS workers, including midwives and ambulance crews were striking. While #CameronMustGo has been around a while, it was picked up today as people expressed support for NHS staff. It’s now been picked up by other groups including disability and poverty campaigners.
Why is #CameronMustGo trending?
Some of the tweets with the most retweets and favourites speak for themselves:
— Cllr Phil Scott (@PhilScott15) November 23, 2014
— Jack Slater (@Mr_Slater) November 24, 2014
— People’s Assembly (@pplsassembly) November 24, 2014
— ARTIST TAXI DRIVER (@chunkymark) November 24, 2014
— UK Uncut (@UKuncut) November 24, 2014
8% of the UK population are disabled, yet 29% of austerity cuts have been directed at disabled people. #CameronMustGo
— Amy (@thisisamy_) November 24, 2014
— Jon Swindon (@jon_swindon) November 23, 2014
— Andrew (@UtopianFireman) November 23, 2014
— Dr Ashraf Chohan (@DrAshrafChohan) November 23, 2014
#CameronMustGobecause he is incompetent and mean and he daily undermines our British values of fairness, kindness, tolerance and compassion
— Marcus Chown (@marcuschown) November 23, 2014
— John Prescott (@johnprescott) November 23, 2014
#CameronMustGobecause he has no idea how millions of people in Britain think or live
— Alastair Campbell (@campbellclaret) November 23, 2014
— Jan Laverick (@sproggled) November 23, 2014
And because 2 years later, I can’t open my own front door, suffer anxiety attacks, the mental scars of poverty are ruinous, #CameronMustGo.
— Jack Monroe (@MsJackMonroe) November 23, 2014
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