Theresa May’s ‘preventing tourism’ is NOT her first tongue-slip of campaign

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On Tuesday in Wales, Theresa May told her specially-invited audience that she wants the UK to become,

world leaders in preventing tourism.

Since a large part of the Welsh economy depends on tourism, this was a significant gaffe. Presumably she meant ‘terrorism’. If only she meant ‘toryism’.

Of course, if Corbyn had been the one to make the slip, it would have been all over the front pages of most newspapers and the BBC would have been running half-hourly headlines on it.

not invited@ukdemockery’s brilliant take on ‘preventing tourism’

Those media outlets that have reported the ‘foot in mouth’ moment have tended to refer to it as the first slip of the tongue of her campaign, but this is completely untrue. A week ago she committed a far longer and more nonsensical slip when she said she would be:

out there campaigning, in every…

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