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People Are Trolling Tony Blair Over Jeremy Corbyn's Labour Leadership Victory

"What's good, Tony?"

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The former Labour prime minister, who won three elections, hit out at Corbyn's "Alice in Wonderland" politics. And he even suggested that people whose hearts were with Corbyn should "get a transplant".

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It's fair to say Blair's official Twitter account @tonyblairoffice got a bit more attention than usual.

@tonyblairoffice what's good,tony?

What you saying big man @tonyblairoffice

People seemed concerned about his feelings.

you ok, hun? @tonyblairoffice 😪

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.@tonyblairoffice U ok, Hun? #labourleadership

Well, this officially says Blairism is dead. How're you feeling, @tonyblairoffice? Need some kleenex?

Others just imagined how he must be feeling.

@tonyblairoffice reaction to #CorbynDay #Corbyn4Leader

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A few people threw Blair's own words back at him.

Hahaha @tonyblairoffice that is a lot of heart transplants

.@tonyblairoffice looks like 60% of us need heart transplants. #labourleadership

Dear @tonyblairoffice, to coin a phrase, "A new day has dawned, has it not?" :-P

Others just told it straight.

http://t.co/DKqH9LGbuA @tonyblairoffice

But there was no immediate reaction from Blair to the election result.

RIP your mentions @tonyblairoffice

Emily Ashton is a senior political correspondent for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.

Contact Emily Ashton at emily.ashton@buzzfeed.com.

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