The Queen isn't on Twitter and even if she was it's highly unlikely she'd tweet something like this...
Didn't hear Europe moaning about Britain when we had to pop over and settle a couple of wars. #JustSaying
— Elizabeth Windsor (@Queen_UK) February 22, 2016
Britain First however, appears to think otherwise and have praised the rather antagonistic words as if they came from the monarch herself.
Leader Paul Golding
What's even more disconcerting is none of its supporters seem to have picked up on it either.
Here's a selection of some of the top rated comments on the post...
Ashley Norton: "Love the queen proud to be British people say she probably doesn't care she obviously does care what do you want her to do plus if she didn't care she wouldn't do these parades."
Dan Andrews: "Good on you I'm proud to be English. I want England back. God save are queen. Your a true diamond Elizabeth x'
Liam Sawyer: "God save the queen!!"
The Twitter account in question is of course a long-running and very popular spoof account with 1.3 million followers.
There are a few clues to the account's true nature in the bio.
Here are some of its best efforts...
There is no such thing as 'American English'. There is English. And there are mistakes.
— Elizabeth Windsor (@Queen_UK) June 11, 2014
Don't worry about voting for the UK, Europe. Just give us a call when you need us to pop over and sort out a war or something #Eurovision
— Elizabeth Windsor (@Queen_UK) May 10, 2014
— Elizabeth Windsor (@Queen_UK) July 4, 2015
Britain First were not available when contacted.
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