Freddo or chocolate buttons? Ed Milliband has sparked a very important Twitter debate
Are you for buttons, or chocolate frogs?
We’ve all got a favourite chocolate bar. Some of us can’t be parted from our Crunchies, for others, life isn’t worth living if a Snickers isn’t to hand. Sure, some odd bods enjoy Yorkies or Picnics. Others require a KitKat Chunky to get them through the day.
But for Ed Miliband, MP for Doncaster North, nothing will do but chocolate buttons.
The former Labour leader has triggered something of a Twitter storm on the matter. It kicked off when Miliband fan account The Miliverse tweeted a mocked-up image of Ed clinging to a Freddo:
Miliband quickly responded:
Sorry but I prefer Buttons. https://t.co/6LxyWeIHvE— Ed Miliband (@Ed_Miliband) September 13, 2017
This is the sort of tyranny the county was lucky to escape..— Joe Oliver (@joe_oliver) September 13, 2017
This is why you lost Ed— Smmy ✌️ (@samstyles147) September 13, 2017
I voted for you Ed. To find out you'd let the spiralling price of Freddos continue is frankly disheartening.— ☠️☠️☠️ (@DavosBobby) September 13, 2017
Buttons and freddos. A coalition of chaos— David Peterson (@D_J_Peterson) September 13, 2017
This guy prefers Buttons to Freddos. WHAT DO YOU MEAN— Helena (@Helenarth) September 13, 2017
Others though, were fully onboard with the buttons love…
As I was a year or so ago... I'm standing with Ed! Buttons by far superior!— Shaun Dooley (@shaundooley) September 14, 2017
I actually adore you this is the best thing— Meg (@megara_eve) September 13, 2017
While some felt the need to clarify whether Ed was talking about giant buttons or the normal sized ones…
Depends on the type of buttons Ed - large ones, yes.... small ones no. Freddos - unbelievable.— Nevan Joyce (@Nevanjoyce) September 13, 2017
In the end, Miliband returned to the fray with some very wise and comforting words…
It's time to unite lovers of Buttons and Freddos. There can be justice for both.— Ed Miliband (@Ed_Miliband) September 13, 2017