Best Twitter reactions to the drug bust of ex chairman of Co-operative Bank, Paul Flowers

Following the trailblazing path set by Toronto’s infamous mayor Tom Ford, Britain has gained its own high-flying narcotics user.

Over the weekend it emerged that the Reverend Paul Flowers, a former chairman of the embattled Co-operative Bank and a Methodist minister, had been caught on camera buying and using an array of banned drugs including crack, ketamine and crystal meth.

Immediately, headlines screamed “Crystal Methodist”, while Twitter was set alight by the news.

Here are some of the reactions:







Flowers, who chaired the Co-operative Banking Group and the Co-operative Bank for three years, said in a statement: “This year has been incredibly difficult, with a death in the family and the pressures of my role with the Co-operative Bank.”

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