The Internet Is Slightly Confused As To Why Theresa May Has Frida Kahlo On Her Bracelet

There were many notable mishaps at the Conservative Party Conference

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Theresa May's keynote speech at the Conservative Party Conference has hit the headlines for all the wrong reasons.

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Firstly, there was a cough that people couldn't really get past.

Then, there was some falling lettering behind her.

After that, there was a prankster handing her a P45 (admittedly, quite amusing).

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And, for those who were actually listening, there was the repeated reference to the 'British Dream', clearly a riff on the long-established tradition of the American one, but something many people really couldn't quite get their heads around.

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Some eagle-eyed viewers, however, took further umbrage with May's bracelet, which featured multiple images of the Mexican artist Frida Kahlo.

Apart from this being just a strange sartorial choice (shift dress and a souvenir shop bracelet?), it has been seen to pose quite an ideological mismatch for the Conservative leader.

Frida Kahlo is famed for her artistry, bohemian-but-political dress sense, and staunch Communist beliefs.

For evidence, here we have all the Communist leader's portraits by her bed:

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A dress she wore emblazoned with a hammer and sickle:

Oh yeah, and she had a romantic relationship with Trotsky:

The feminist icon is also celebrated for being one of the most famous artists in the world, and is also a woman of colour, as well as disabled.

The Conservative party widely criticised Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn for his pro-Trotsky comments in the 80s. Many also believes that the Conservative Party's austerity measures have let down certain marginalised communities who most need government support (for example, disabled women of colour). So Frida Kahlo seems a very odd choice for May.

Perhaps May is trying to prove her feminist chops with this accessory, or maybe she just thought is was a pretty bracelet, either way, it hasn't gone down too well.

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