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British politicians post new official portraits, instantly become memes

Whenever an official portrait of a politician gets released any politician it’s now pretty much tradition for it to become a full-blown meme in a matter of hours.

And what happens when a whole load of official portraits get released at the same time?

Boom: caption competition.

On Wednesday, the UK Parliament website was gifted with a range of brooding new headshots for each and every elected MP. There was the option to download them and everything.

It’s likely that the new headshots were intended as a way to bring a unifying theme to Parliament’s website, and better showcase the elected leaders of Britain’s constituencies to make them more recognisable to voters.

Twitter came up with another use for them, though:

Excellent work, everyone.

Read more: http://mashable.com/2017/07/27/uk-politicians-portrait-captions/