How do you know if you are a bit unpopular with the public? If you are loudly booed by thousands of people in the Olympic Stadium.
George Osborne became the first person to receive such treatment at the hands of the normally jubilant crowd in the 80,000 seater arena on Monday evening.
The boos happened as the chancellor stepped out in front of the public to present medals at the Paralympic Games victory ceremony for the men's 400 metres T38 class.
With the cameras trained on him, Osborne had little choice but fix a smile on his face and get on with it as the boos rained down. Never mind George, at least you know your job is safe in the reshuffle.
Quite the contrast to 60,000 people in Hyde Park chanting Boris Johnson's name in appreciation on the eve of the Olympic Games opening ceremony in July.
And perhaps even more galling for Osborne will be the knowledge that former Labour prime minister Gordon Brown was cheered by the crowd when he presented medals at the Aquatic centre at almost the same time.