Tory MP’s “Date Arab girls” jibe backfires

Poor Tory MP Gavin Barwell. He thought he’d struck gold when he asked why the Labour Party’s press release on Twitlonger had an advert saying “Date Arab girls”, but his jibe soon backfired, when the party press office pointed him in the direction of Google Adsense Help:


Google Adsense help says this:

You may come across such ads when you’re viewing a website, video, or app on Google’s Display Network. In addition to seeing ads based on your interests, you may also see ads based on the types of sites you visit, whether you +1 something, and more.

Oops…Barwell got a far more interesting advert than LabourList did:


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