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'Vote for Alan Kelly or you'll get a wedgie' - Paul Murphy won't let Simpsons reference go...

What did Nelson do to get dragged into all of this?
Mar 26th 2015, 6:30 PM 17,492 206

ENVIRONMENT MINISTER ALAN Kelly was compared to The Simpsons character Nelson Muntz in the Dáil yesterday, during a debate on water charges.

Anti-Austerity Alliance member Paul Murphy told TDs: “Minister Kelly is swaggering around the place like Nelson from The Simpsons, threatening to rob people’s lunch money.”

It was later pointed out that Murphy referenced the wrong character:

That didn’t stop Murphy from taking the comparison to the next level today, mocking up the below election poster, in which voters are threatened with a wedgie:

Kelly and the Department of Environment did not respond to requests for comment.

Background: They were talking about Nelson from The Simpsons in the Dáil today

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