"Every single little bit of the jigsaw that made it possible to build a life has been fragmented."
The minister for common sense's comments came a day after the UK went into recession.
Even host Fiona Bruce did not suppress her exasperation at the minister.
The prime minister made growing the economy one of his five pledges to voters.
Tulip Siddiq made the bizarre comparison on live radio this morning
And what does it mean for the government's economic plans?
The climate crisis means some countries are paying a much larger price than others.
Official figures revealed that GDP fell by a bigger-than-expected 0.3% in October.