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Christy Clark snarked by John Horgan on her birthday

Social media responds to the deleted emails scandal with internet memes and snark directed at B.C. Premier Christy Clark.

Social media responds to deleted emails scandal with internet memes

Social media responds to the deleted emails scandal with internet memes and snark directed at B.C. Premier Christy Clark. (Twitter)

Search the #bcpoli hashtag on Twitter and the Internet will inform you that it's Christy Clark's 50th birthday on Oct. 29. 

The website, Today's B.C. Liberals, wants you to wish the B.C. premier happy birthday and there's even a place where you can send her a personalized message

Of course social media, being what it is, erupted with equal parts well wishes and snark. 

Opposition Leader John Horgan tweeted he wished Clark happy birthday in an email and added, "Make sure you don't delete it ;)"

He was, of course, referring to the political scandal from last week where the B.C. Information and Privacy Commissioner released a scathing report that accused her staff and office of "triple deleting" emails in order to skirt freedom of information laws

Clark says that until the report was released she had no idea what triple deleting of emails was and that she has now ordered all government staff and ministers to retain their sent emails.

Memes poke fun at Clark's response

Halloween inspired tweet

Another person suggested a potential Halloween costume for the B.C. Liberals. 

Clark's response

Clark has not responded to the memes or Horgan's tweet on her social media accounts. Instead, she responded to Today's B.C. Liberals, saying that her 50th was, in fact, her "second" 49th birthday. 

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