David Cameron was probably hoping the Internet had moved on from guffawing over salacious tales about his alleged university activities.
The Prime Minister braved his first post on Twitter since the scandal over a book penned by close friend Lord Ashcroft and journalist Isabel Oakeshott hit the front pages of national newspapers earlier this week.
Attempting to restore a tone of serenity to an otherwise packed feed of people tweeting pig jokes at the Tory leader, Cameron posted on Wednesday: "We're committing another £100m to refugee camps. Making sure people are well looked after stop them making the dangerous journey across Europe."
We're committing another £100m to refugee camps. Making sure people are well looked after stops them making the dangerous journey to Europe.— David Cameron (@David_Cameron) September 23, 2015
Unfortunately though, Twitter being Twitter, social media users were having none of it.
The scandal over '#piggate' was reignited with users offering brainy puns in response to the message, including "oink", "you still shagged a pig" and "pig molester".
The Prime Minister breaks his Twitter silence. pic.twitter.com/T6Hqv8mvJB— Rick Burin (@rickburin) September 23, 2015
There was more cutting commentary from savvy social media users too.
.@David_Cameron that's nowhere near enough, open up the fucking borders, you murderous necropigfucker. Also, you fucked a dead pig.— Another Angry Woman (@stavvers) September 23, 2015
@David_Cameron did the pig spit or swallow?— lmao 0-2 firegrigson (@FuckSterIing) September 23, 2015
.@David_Cameron 🐷🐷🐷🐷🐷🐷🐷🐷🐷🐷🐷🐷🐷🐷🐷🐷🐷🐷🐷🐷🐷🐷🐷🐷🐷🐷🐷🐷🐷🐷🐷🐷🐷🐷🐷🐷🐷🐷🐷🐷🐷— Billie (@Billie_T) September 23, 2015
. @David_Cameron That's all well and good but the only reason we're all following you is for more deets on what happened with the pig?— Jake Sleet (@JakeSleetDir) September 23, 2015
@David_Cameron bacon nonce—  (@CalumLFC22) September 23, 2015
@David_Cameron Mate, stop putting human beings in camps, and stop putting your knob in dead animals.— Bankrupt (@bankruptspurs) September 23, 2015
It really didn't relent.
@David_Cameron did you or did you not Fuck the pig?— James Dixon (@thejamesdixon) September 23, 2015
@David_Cameron You know most of these refugees don't like pigs?— Paul (@MPCmonkey) September 23, 2015
@David_Cameron Hide your piglets! He's back!— Martin Wefail (@wefail) September 23, 2015
@David_Cameron You've made a right pigs ear of being Prime Minister.— Michael (@michaeldh_) September 23, 2015
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