Hat tip to Tacitus who left this comment on Tom Harris MP’s blog this morning:
“Tom, don’t know if you heard Brown being interviewed by Simon Mayo the other day, but the opening exchange was a pearl
SM: How are you?
GB: Er OK but er I’m er trying to work through at the moment how we can give real help to families and to businesses over this period when things are very difficult and er obviously the cut in interest rates today helps er what we’ve announced yesterday to help mortgage er holders er helps and I’m just determined that we do everything in our power to take people through these er difficult world times in a way that er shows that we can er actually give help to people.
I rest my case.”
You can listen to this exchange of ideas here: Never ask a barmy Prime Minister… a simple question