25/12/2012 08:02 GMT

Year In Review 2012: Top Political Gaffes From Boris Johnson To Mitt Romney

It's been a great year for mocking politicians.

This most joyous of pastimes was easily done from the comfort of your own home as bumbling figure after bumbling figure tripped up, slipped up and generally just cocked it up.

The material to work with was simply spewed forth at us all year like a muck-spreader of satirical dreams.

Here are The Huffington Post UK's favorites...