Wednesday saw Chancellor George Osborne's Autumn statement and his government spending review of the last five years.
Things started as you'd expect...
If captions were honestNovember 25, 2015
Then George let off a howler on tax credit cuts:
That's not just a u-turn, it's a triple pike with twist. #spendingreview— fleetstreetfox (@fleetstreetfox) November 25, 2015
But no one could agree who actually brought the u-turn on, so the Lib Dems, Labour, the Lords and many others started to argue for attribution...
The Speaker ordered a rowdy member to take up yoga...
Osborne let out quite a strange soundbite at one point:
“We are the builders, so we’ll lie about how much everything will cost you.” - George Osborne.— paul bassett davies (@thewritertype) November 25, 2015
And nothing could stop the public abusing the Chancellor:
GEORGE HORSEPORN— Lance Baklava (@ncguk) November 25, 2015
But overall, things could be summed up quite easily:
If you missed the Chancellor’s #AutumnStatement, just imagine a shifty estate agent reading out a Daily Mail editorial at a rugby club.— paul bassett davies (@thewritertype) November 25, 2015