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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?

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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