The previous prime minister has been handed the job of international secretary as a part of the main shakeup of Rishi Sunak’s Conservative authorities.
Cameron’s unlikely comeback was in impact on the expense of divisive house secretary Suella Braverman, who was sacked to get replaced by international secretary James Cleverly.
Cameron stepped down as an MP in 2016 concurrently he resigned as prime minister following the Brexit referendum. The 57-year-old will sit down within the unelected Home of Lords, which permits him to step into the international secretary function. In an interview, Cameron admitted a former PM returning to the cupboard is “uncommon”.
Whereas skilled Westminster watchers chewed over the information of “Lord Dave”, and whether or not it represented Sunak’s fortunes rising or falling, social media customers had some extra esoteric takes.
On a Mumsnet chat discussion board, among the many claims that it represents a “full, whole and utter shitshow” and “a sign that there isn’t at present anybody within the Tory get together within the Commons or the Lords who’s succesful or prepared to do the job”, one remark stood out. “It’s like taking off your underwear, turning it inside out and placing it again on once more,” wrote TropDrôle, which was quickly shared on X, previously often known as Twitter.
And the memes, jokes and nostalgia was quickly in full circulation …