first_imgSchadenfreude— Daniel Samuels (@danielsamuels) June 9, 2017— Sarah Mann (@SarahMannUK) June 9, 2017 The Germans have poked fun at Theresa May, with their media going in on her “strong and stable” message.Der Spiegel ran an article headlined “die Eiernde Lady”, playing on the term “Iron Lady”.Die Eiernde Lady translates as Lady Wobbly. confirmation that Germans do have a sense of humour 😂— Rachel Blewitt (@redevilrach) June 9, 2017 and also being unable to breathe in between bouts of hysterical laughter!— Frances Hilton (@Florenceofarabi) June 9, 2017— Darren J (@teessidedazza) June 9, 2017center_img— Paul (@PaulOnBooks) June 9, 2017 Meanwhile, back in Merkel’s office…— Shea Wong (@MrsSheaWong) June 9, 2017 Theresa May and her team of Brexiteers did much worse than expected in the General Election.Many have mused that the EU bigwigs must be delighted about the result, and the fact that the Corbyn surge is being attributed to Remainers.This has been further rammed home by the fact the German government has failed to comment on the result “out of politeness” – perhaps adhering to the rule “if you haven’t got anything nice to say, don’t say it at all”.A German government spokeswoman told Sky News it will not comment on the outcome of the General Election out of respect and politeness.People on social media enjoyed this, and imagined how Angela Merkel is reacting: Want the best of The Telegraph direct to your email and WhatsApp? Sign up to our free twice-daily  Front Page newsletter and new  audio briefings.last_img read more