10 May Locals MP becomes subject of controversial Twitter hashtag
by Simon Phetter
With the upcoming General Election on June the 8th its been a time for candidates across the country to start delivering their key manifesto pledges, in Harlow here in Essex one of the candidates has become the subject of a hashtag on social media suggesting that locals have been blocked when voicing their views.
Harlow MP Robert Halfon who recently launched his re-election campaign with a BREXIT means BREXIT message has been the subject of emerging hashtag #BlockedByHalfon, as hundreds of locals have taken to social networking site twitter to express their dismay at being blocked by the conservative MP.
Twitter user Andy Smith tweeted “I’m
#blockedbyhalfon because he didn’t like the truth, and had no reasonable reply. Sometimes the truth hurts. Oh well.”