Monday, March 15, 2010

Offending the neighbours

We know that George Osborne is unfit to be Chancellor, but now he's exposed himself as being unfit to be Foreign Secretary either by offending the French Prime Minister.
George Osborne provoked laughter at a conference hosted by The Spectator when he ostentatiously removed a stool from behind the lectern at which he was about to speak and joked that it was "the Sarkozy box". Sadly, Nicolas Sarkozy did not see the funny side when he read about the shadow chancellor's quip in September and it is now understood that a formal complaint was made to the British Government on behalf of the diminutive French president

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