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Did Greta do a Corbyn?

16 December 2019

12:32 PM

16 December 2019

12:32 PM

Has Greta Thunberg been caught out repeating the same trick as Jeremy Corbyn? Thunberg tweeted an image of herself sitting on the floor of what she described as an ‘overcrowded’ train on her way back to Sweden:

However, the tweet quickly sparked controversy with German train operator Deutsche Bahn appearing to derail Greta’s suggestion that she had been forced to sit on the floor, claiming she had a ‘seat in first class’:

Greta quickly hit back, claiming that ‘overcrowded trains’ are a ‘great sign’:


Back in 2016, Jeremy Corbyn found himself in a similar situation after he published a video of him sitting on the floor of a supposedly overcrowded train, only for Virgin Trains to share CCTV footage showing that the carriages were less than heaving. Perhaps not the last time a left-wing icon has been found to be full of hot air…


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