Tories trying to distract from bad news and Health Secretary’s awfulness by using supermarket – or police cell – lighting

A bizarre phenomenon has appeared in a number of Health Secretary Matt Hancock’s recent appearances at the daily press briefing: he has been bathed in rose-tinted lighting.

Pink-tinted lighting is a well-known trick in supermarket grocery sections to make meat look more appetising – and is also used in ‘drunk tanks’ as it is believed to make the inebriated feel less inclined to aggressive responses.

The pink tinge is very obvious when compared to footage and images that don’t use it: