The Queen's speech: Twitter reacts (PHOTOS)


Britain's Queen Elizabeth II smiles with The Duke of Edinburgh (R) as they leave after the State Opening of Parliament, at the Houses of Parliament in London on May 8, 2013 . British Prime Minister David Cameron pledged a fresh clampdown on immigration in the Queen's Speech on Wednesday, seeking to bolster his right-wing credentials and counter the rise of the UK Independence Party (UKIP).


Kirsty Wigglesworth

The Queen's speech, the annual rundown on the parliament's legislative plan for the upcoming year given the UK's monarch, is a tradition with its share of British pomp and circumstance.

It's also the perfect excuse for a trending Twitter hashtag.

Critics, comedians, and politicians alike are giving their two cents (pence?) on Elizabeth's comments about immigration, taxes, and more.

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