Politics

30p Lee Anderson struck the facepalm motherlode with his claim that coal is sustainable because it’s made from trees

Tuesday’s launch of the ‘Popular Conservatism’ group featured a speech by GB News presenter and occasional MP for Ashfield, 30p Lee Anderson.

In an atmosphere in which people with concerns for the environment were being described as ‘left-wing extremists’, the former miner put forward an environmental argument for coal.

He fancies himself as something of a comedian, but we suspect he was being serious.

We tapped into the motherlode of funny reactions, and these were our favourites.

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