Tweeters have reacted angrily to a series of posts from the Conservative backbench MP Aidan Burley about the Olympic Opening Ceremony:
The most leftie opening ceremony I have ever seen - more than Beijing, the capital of a communist state! Welfare tribute next?
Thank God the athletes have arrived! Now we can move on from leftie multi-cultural crap. Bring back red arrows, Shakespeare and the Stones!
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