It hardly broke the internet, but this year’s Autumn Statement produced some amusing tweets.
From Cameron’s maso-sadism to Danny Alexander’s drooping head, it’s all here:
The sound of people cheering something they do not understand and cannot yet verify.
— Ian Dunt (@IanDunt) December 3, 2014
@Okeating marginally less howling and wailing in The Ring.
— Stu. (@dysondoc) December 3, 2014
Mate, if you’re directly in the background while the Chancellor gives his speech, maybe don’t check your phone? pic.twitter.com/5WRlZ4P2zh
— Marie Le Grinch (@youngvulgarian) December 3, 2014
— Luke Massey (@luke_mas) December 3, 2014
I will never be able to look at M&S the same way ever again. Thanks, Mr Cameron. #masosadism
— The Buddha Smiled (@TheBuddhaSmiled) December 3, 2014
— Martin Belam (@MartinBelam) December 3, 2014
I think Northern Powerhouse actually sounds like a Manchester nightclub. Big on techno beats and sweat. #AS2014
— Jane Merrick (@janemerrick23) December 3, 2014
We’ve all been there mate pic.twitter.com/IAFpXrvj13
— Jules Mattsson (@julesmattsson) December 3, 2014
“new theatre in Manchester, The Factory, anyone who is a child of 80s will think this a grt idea”. George’s ‘episode’ making sense now #AS14
— Peter Mannion ‘MP’ (@PeterMannionMP) December 3, 2014
Vince cable on lunch break from Gringots. #AutumnStatement
— Penelope Pendragon (@PenPendragon) December 3, 2014
That #as2014 in brief: everything is awesome, except where it isn’t, which must be Abroad’s fault. Buy a house. Please please buy a house.
— Gaby Hinsliff (@gabyhinsliff) December 3, 2014
Stop heckling, you stupid bunch of excitable children. It’s the sodding #AutumnStatement, not a school trip to Alton Towers
— Greg Jenner (@greg_jenner) December 3, 2014
Air passenger duty to be abolished for children. Smashing news for hungry, wheezing kids living in damp flats in Blackpool #AutumnStatement
— John Bull (@larrymeath) December 3, 2014
— Elizabeth Windsor (@Queen_UK) December 3, 2014