If today’s announcement by John Key that the general election will be held on September 20 was intended to boost anxiety levels within Labour, it worked a treat – at least insofar as the party’s social media output is an indication.
Within minutes of the prime minister’s announcement, the official Labour Twitter and Facebook accounts unleashed this:
Which is fine, except that it’s 194 days until September 20, not 195.
Still, that was closer to the mark than the corresponding effort from Young Labour. In a since deleted Facebook post (h/t @BradGibbons), they conjured up this: