George Osborne is used to taking a lot of flak, normally for his policies, his hair or crying at funerals.
So it must have come as a refreshing change on Sunday to be widely berated for the length of his tie.
Look at George Osborne's tie. WTF this is the guy in charge of our country's finances. pic.twitter.com/TWnx0d0paA— JP (@thesplatt) March 16, 2014
— Tom Newton Dunn (@tnewtondunn) March 16, 2014
Whether it was simply an accident or perhaps a deliberate ruse to cover an errant zip has not been confirmed.
Regardless, this is clearly a fantastic opportunity to revisit some of the best/worst political fashion faux pas from the last few years.
Here we go...