Politician picks fight with ‘The Simpsons’ meme page, gets roasted

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Politicians often find themselves derided by the public, but in Australia, memes from The Simpsons are used to criticise them. 

That’s what Facebook page The Simpsons against the Liberals has been doing for sometime now, mocking the conservative Liberal party — as well as other parties including Labor, The Greens and One Nation — with references from the hit TV show. 

While popular, the page has mostly gone unnoticed from politicians. Until Andrew Laming from the Liberal National Party started kicking up a fuss on the page.

It all began when the Facebook page posted a comment by Laming on Thursday, alongside a picture of Grampa Simpson complaining on a typewriter.  Read more…

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