The chances are, you haven’t heard of British politician David Kurten just yet. The leader of the Heritage Party, who’s an avid Twitter user, has previously said that "face masks have little to no effect" and that he "will not be taking an experimental Covid vaccine and I am not recommending it." This time, he’s in with another questionable "eureka" tweet with a picture of a lion and a caption "Lions don’t wear masks."

But as we already know very well, the internet can sometimes be a magic place and people are smart enough not to believe everything they see on there. But this time, though, Mr. Kurten has seriously struck a chord with many, and people just couldn’t help but roast his proud statement in a series of hilarious tweets.

After all, when you really think of it, armadillos don’t exactly use microwaves and this is totally fine. But does it change anything about Covid-19? The question begs to be questioned.

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chi-wei shen
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2 months ago

How about a plastic fork?

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Aroace tiger
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2 months ago

Must... Upvote... Tiger ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️

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wandile dludlu
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2 months ago

Should have won the mask

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David Kurten, who is a British politician for the Heritage Party and a London Assembly member, has made headlines previously for sharing anti-Covid and anti-mask statements.

In July, he wrote on his Facebook page that “face masks have little to no effect” and encouraged people to “say no to the 'new normal.'” Kurten also shared the hashtag #keepbritainfree which indicates support of the controversial Keep Britain Free movement that describes itself as “representing the millions of people who want to think for themselves and take responsibility for their own lives.”

In his latest tweet on Monday, Kurten made headlines again by claiming that he won’t be taking the “experimental Covid vaccine” and he doesn’t recommend it to others either. According to Evening Standard, it’s likely that David was referring to the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine, “which has been approved for use in countries including the UK and the US after regulators found it was 95 percent effective.”

Fellow London politicians have openly criticized Kurten for his "reckless" and "irresponsible" statements.

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Ms.M.
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2 months ago

I guess David was lion.

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Ms.M.
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2 months ago

Arma gonna have to dillo with that, I suppose.

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Chancey
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2 months ago

Some of us do!!!

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Joonscrab
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2 months ago

Awwww they're such gentle giants :')

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Aroace tiger
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2 months ago

That took a turn

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chi-wei shen
Community Member
2 months ago

We are all glad they don't walk around Sainsbury's.

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WilvanderHeijden
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2 months ago

Why waste a day on a guy who clearly is too stupid to understand his own stupidity?

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WilvanderHeijden
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2 months ago

Facts never worked on idiots.

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Ms.M.
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2 months ago

I didn't nose that!

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deanna woods
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2 months ago

What is an absolute melt? I am really asking here

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Ms.M.
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2 months ago

Thinking about ducks in top hats quacks me up.

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qwerty
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2 months ago

And it's still more brain cells than this politician.

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Douglas Turner
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2 months ago

Please, don't tempt him with any more dumb ideas. He is not qualified to make decisions of that sort.

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Martha Meyer
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2 months ago

😢

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Mihai Mara
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2 months ago

Exactly! And see how that turned out for them?

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Rissie
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2 months ago

That is correct.

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Paul K. Johnson
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2 months ago

Don't worry. Some Republican will outdo it shortly.

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Rissie
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2 months ago

That's a frequently heared misconception though. Alligators are avid smartphone users. How else do they keep up with the weather and location of prey these days?

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Eric Law
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2 months ago

Preferably in sub-freezing weather.

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Rissie
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2 months ago

Ssssssays who? Just give them the keyboard and they'll slither you some code!

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Joey Marlin
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2 months ago

No, no he doesn't. It goes all too well with the other crap he spouts.

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Scarface's Mom
Community Member
2 months ago

rapid reclines. musta got one of those new lazy boy chairs

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chi-wei shen
Community Member
2 months ago

Sometimes they chill.

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Ms.M.
Community Member
2 months ago

It would make me hoppy if they did though

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Viviane
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2 months ago

Fine by me, but could they at least wear a shirt at the gym?

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Eric Law
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2 months ago

Mr. Kurten's supporters probably do too.

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Paul K. Johnson
Community Member
2 months ago

Of course they don't. If you could hover you wouldn't wear a hat either. I mean who wants to land all the time to retrieve a hat that's blown off your head???

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