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Ed Miliband Left A Wreath With A Pretty Rubbish Message

A truly touching message.

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Britain's political leaders earlier today laid wreaths to commemorate and remember the soldiers who lost their lives in dedication to the country in World War I. Notice anything odd about their messages?

Messages on the wreaths laid by David Cameron and Ed Miliband. #WW1Centenary #c4news

Ciaran Jenkins@C4Ciaran

Messages on the wreaths laid by David Cameron and Ed Miliband.

#WW1Centenary
#c4news

12:46 PM - 04 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

It turns out that the deputy prime minister's message was also, um, rather lacking in the touching sentiment department.

That Cameron wreath/Miliband wreath row that is dominating Twitter, add Clegg's and it looks a bit different (pic PA)

Jonathan Haynes@JonathanHaynes

That Cameron wreath/Miliband wreath row that is dominating Twitter, add Clegg's and it looks a bit different (pic PA)

1:53 PM - 04 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

In his defence, Ed Miliband was apparently given the wreath by organisers only "seconds before he had to lay it," according to Labour List. The message was also pre-written in advance. It is believed the same happened with the deputy prime minister.

Siraj Datoo is a political reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.

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