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UK politician accidentally creates world’s greatest memes app

I wonder what went through Matt Hancock’s head when he decided to launch his first app. The Conservative MP for West Suffolk wanted a way for his constituents to raise issues with him, without needing to attend a surgery in-person. How did he think it’d be received? Would his constituents love it? Obviously, since I’m writing this article, we both know that something went amazingly (and amusingly) awry.
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