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    Labour Just Accidentally Tweeted A Promise To Give An Owl To Everyone In The Country

    #ForHardworkingOwls

    Labour accidentally tweeted a new vote-winning policy this afternoon.

    Via Twitter: @Conorpope

    And who are we to disagree?

    Although the owl offer may only be open to men.

    It's a policy that cuts through to the wider population and could prove key in marginal seats:

    Quite liked the labour non policy. Would quite like to own an Owl! #OwlsforLabour

    Rob Newbery@RobJNewbery

    Quite liked the labour non policy. Would quite like to own an Owl! #OwlsforLabour

    2:18 PM - 19 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    Not quite sure having an owl should qualify as a universal benefit, but it probably would win over a few voters for Labour

    Adam Clarke@AdamtlClarke

    Not quite sure having an owl should qualify as a universal benefit, but it probably would win over a few voters for Labour

    2:07 PM - 19 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    First they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you. Then you offer them an owl.

    Dan Hodges@DPJHodges

    First they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you. Then you offer them an owl.

    3:02 PM - 19 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    Some people started costing the pledge.

    Assuming they’re talking barn owls, @UKLabour’s “one owl for everyone" policy would cost about ਵ.1 billion

    Alberto Nardelli@AlbertoNardelli

    Assuming they’re talking barn owls, @UKLabour’s “one owl for everyone" policy would cost about ਵ.1 billion

    9:51 AM - 19 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    Others wrote poems.

    The @labourpress lot provoked howls By promising everyone owls But maybe they knew To use wit to woo Might help (despite all disavowals).

    Mick Twister@twitmericks

    The @labourpress lot provoked howls

    By promising everyone owls

    But maybe they knew

    To use wit to woo

    Might help (despite all disavowals).

    4:18 PM - 19 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    And some offered contact details for people wanting to learn more.

    For more information about the Labour owl policy, contact their press office on 28 28 20

    Guido Fawkes@GuidoFawkes

    For more information about the Labour owl policy, contact their press office on 28 28 20

    3:26 PM - 19 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    The country's finest minds are already working out how to market the policy:

    But will Ed deliver? RT @labourpress: Everybody should have his own owl

    General Boles@GeneralBoles

    But will Ed deliver? RT @labourpress: Everybody should have his own owl

    1:59 PM - 19 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    Why is this Tory-led government so out of touch when it comes to owls?

    General Boles@GeneralBoles

    Why is this Tory-led government so out of touch when it comes to owls?

    2:38 PM - 19 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    Gamechanger? RT @labourpress: Everybody should have his own owl

    General Boles@GeneralBoles

    Gamechanger? RT @labourpress: Everybody should have his own owl

    2:18 PM - 19 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    This is the owl video that Labour tweeted as proof of their policy's credentials.

    Legions of Labour supporters are hoping this policy will end the #CostOfOwlingCrisis and was not just an accidental tweet by someone in the press department who doesn't know how to use Hootsuite.

    Labour has now pulled the policy.

    We had hoped our compulsory owl guarantee would be a head turning policy, but sadly it's no longer going to take flight. #tweettwoo

    Labour Press Team@labourpress

    We had hoped our compulsory owl guarantee would be a head turning policy, but sadly it's no longer going to take flight. #tweettwoo

    2:55 PM - 19 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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